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

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for European Urology Supplements. 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]
Weinberg R. Point: Hypotheses first. Nature 2010;464:678.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Lumpkin EA, Caterina MJ. Mechanisms of sensory transduction in the skin. Nature 2007;445:858–65.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Lambers JHR, Clark JS, Beckage B. Density-dependent mortality and the latitudinal gradient in species diversity. Nature 2002;417:732–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Ricci-Vitiani L, Lombardi DG, Pilozzi E, Biffoni M, Todaro M, Peschle C, et al. Identification and expansion of human colon-cancer-initiating cells. Nature 2007;445:111–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Brunet R. Sustainable Geography. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Letiche H. The Relevant PhD. Rotterdam: SensePublishers; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Bertossi L, Gardezi J. Tractable vs. Intractable Cases of Query Answering under Matching Dependencies. In: Straccia U, Calì A, editors. Scalable Uncertainty Management: 8th International Conference, SUM 2014, Oxford, UK, September 15-17, 2014. Proceedings, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2014, p. 51–65.

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 Supplements.

Blog post
[1]
Hale T. This Is What An Ancient Egyptian Woman Looked LIke. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/this-is-what-an-ancient-egyptian-woman-looked-like/ (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. Responses to Questions for the Record: February 11, 2009, Hearing on the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2009.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Lowden MR. Genesis of end-to-end chromosome fusions. Doctoral dissertation. University of North Carolina, 2008.

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]
Sophia Kishkovsky; Compiled B Y. Arts, Briefly; Rachmaninoff Score Unsold. New York Times 2004:E2.

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 Supplements
AbbreviationEur. Urol. Suppl.
ISSN (print)1569-9056
ScopeUrology

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