How to format your references using the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (EJVS). 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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Schulz L. Psychology. Infants explore the unexpected. Science 2015;348(6230):42–3.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Lerner J, Tirole J. Intellectual property. A better route to tech standards. Science 2014;343(6174):972–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Sugrue LP, Corrado GS, Newsome WT. Matching behavior and the representation of value in the parietal cortex. Science 2004;304(5678):1782–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Veiga-Fernandes H, Coles MC, Foster KE, Patel A, Williams A, Natarajan D, et al. Tyrosine kinase receptor RET is a key regulator of Peyer’s patch organogenesis. Nature 2007;446(7135):547–51.

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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Epperlein PW. Semiconductor Laser Engineering, Reliability and Diagnostics. Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2013.
An edited book
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Kuhn M. Applied Predictive Modeling. New York, NY: Springer; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
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Lauwers L. Semiconductor Technology Enabling Smart Electronics. In: Chakravarthi VS, Shirur YJM, and Prasad R, editors. Proceedings of International Conference on VLSI, Communication, Advanced Devices, Signals & Systems and Networking (VCASAN-2013). New Delhi: Springer India; 2013. pp. 15–24.

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 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Supernova Observation Sheds Light On The Origins Of Cosmic Dust. IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/space/supernova-observation-sheds-light-origins-cosmic-dust/. 10/30/2018.

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. Best Management Practices: Reengineering the Air Force’s Logistics System Can Yield Substantial Savings. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1996.

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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Rutherford J. What is old is new again: The role of discontinuity in nostalgia-related consumption. Doctoral dissertation, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 2010.

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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(nyt) SK. World Briefing | Europe: Russia: Putin Reaches Out To Vatican. New York Times 2003:A6.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
AbbreviationEur. J. Vasc. Endovasc. Surg.
ISSN (print)1078-5884
ISSN (online)1532-2165
ScopeCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Surgery

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