How to format your references using the European Urology Oncology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Urology Oncology. 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
[1]
Yahia M. Global health: a uniquely Egyptian epidemic. Nature 2011;474:S12-3.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Jia CL, Urban K. Atomic-resolution measurement of oxygen concentration in oxide materials. Science 2004;303:2001–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Wang C-W, Ka S-M, Chen A. Robust image registration of biological microscopic images. Sci Rep 2014;4:6050.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Lim LP, Glasner ME, Yekta S, Burge CB, Bartel DP. Vertebrate microRNA genes. Science 2003;299:1540.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Blume SW. High Voltage Protection for Telecommunications. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Wyn J, Cahill H, editors. Handbook of Children and Youth Studies. Singapore: Springer; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Görbil G, Gelenbe E. Design of a Mobile Agent-Based Adaptive Communication Middleware for Federations of Critical Infrastructure Simulations. In: Rome E, Bloomfield R, editors. Critical Information Infrastructures Security: 4th International Workshop, CRITIS 2009, Bonn, Germany, September 30 - October 2, 2009. Revised Papers, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010, p. 34–49.

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 Urology Oncology.

Blog post
[1]
Andrews R. First Baby In Europe With Zika-Related Microcephaly Born In Spain. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/first-baby-europe-zika-related-microcephaly-born-spain/ (accessed October 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
[1]
Government Accountability Office. Spectrum Management: Federal Relocation Costs and Auction Revenues. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2013.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Beck AJ. Determining Bed Failure Depth in Unconsolidated Submarine Sediments Using Particles in Cell Numerical Modeling. Doctoral dissertation. University of Louisiana, 2017.

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
[1]
Brantley B. Still Stretching Toward Heaven. New York Times 2017:C1.

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 Urology Oncology
ISSN (print)2588-9311
Scope

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