How to format your references using the European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
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Alvarez M. System-ready scientists. Nature 2007;447:612.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Kasparian J, Wolf J-P. Applied physics. Laser beams take a curve. Science 2009;324:194–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Weisz C, Glowatzki E, Fuchs P. The postsynaptic function of type II cochlear afferents. Nature 2009;461:1126–9.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Michor F, Hughes TP, Iwasa Y, et al. Dynamics of chronic myeloid leukaemia. Nature 2005;435:1267–70.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
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Chu PP. FPGA Prototyping by Verilog Examples. Hoboken, NJ: : John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2008.
An edited book
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Williams K, March L, Wassell SR, editors. The Mathematical Works of Leon Battista Alberti. Basel: : Springer 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
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Bosse T, Jonker CM, Los SA, et al. Formalisation and Analysis of the Temporal Dynamics of Conditioning. In: Müller JP, Zambonelli F, eds. Agent-Oriented Software Engineering VI: 6th International Workshop, AOSE 2005, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 25, 2005. Revised and Invited Papers. Berlin, Heidelberg: : Springer 2006. 54–68.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy.

Blog post
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Luntz S. Arctic Methane Seeps Might Cool, Not Warm, The Planet. IFLScience. 2017.https://www.iflscience.com/environment/arctic-methane-seeps-might-cool-not-warm-the-planet/ (accessed 30 Oct 2018).

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
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Government Accountability Office. Delayed-Baggage Trends and Options for Compensating Passengers. Washington, DC: : U.S. Government Printing Office 2012.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
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Mehlinger S. Fault Lines. 2012.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
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Pilon M. Path of Saudi Arabian Trailblazer Runs Through the United States. New York Times. 2012;:D5.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1,2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleEuropean Journal of Hospital Pharmacy
AbbreviationEur. J. Hosp. Pharm. Sci. Pract.
ISSN (print)2047-9956
ISSN (online)2047-9964
ScopeGeneral Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics

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