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]
Atchley WR. Retrospective. Walter M. Fitch (1929-2011). Science 2011;332:804.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Bennett CH, Shor PW. Computers and mathematics. Quantum channel capacities. Science 2004;303:1784–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Gladyshev EA, Meselson M, Arkhipova IR. Massive horizontal gene transfer in bdelloid rotifers. Science 2008;320:1210–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
van Dijk EL, Chen CL, d’Aubenton-Carafa Y, Gourvennec S, Kwapisz M, Roche V, et al. XUTs are a class of Xrn1-sensitive antisense regulatory non-coding RNA in yeast. Nature 2011;475:114–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Haginomori E, Koshiduka T, Arai J, Ikeda H. Power System Transient Analysis. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Agon C, Andreatta M, Assayag G, Amiot E, Bresson J, Mandereau J, editors. Mathematics and Computation in Music: Third International Conference, MCM 2011, Paris, France, June 15-17, 2011. Proceedings. vol. 6726. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Savarimuthu BTR, Cranefield S, Purvis M, Purvis M. A Data Mining Approach to Identify Obligation Norms in Agent Societies. In: Cao L, Bazzan ALC, Gorodetsky V, Mitkas PA, Weiss G, Yu PS, editors. Agents and Data Mining Interaction: 6th International Workshop on Agents and Data Mining Interaction, ADMI 2010, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 11, 2010, Revised Selected Papers, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010, p. 43–58.

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]
Carpineti A. Astronomers Capture The Fireworks Of Newborn Stars. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/space/astronomers-capture-the-fireworks-of-newborn-stars/ (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. Polar Weather Satellites: NOAA Is Working to Ensure Continuity but Needs to Quickly Address Information Security Weaknesses and Future Program Uncertainties. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2016.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Cooper JB. Examining the relationship between grade configuration and teachers’ perceptions of working conditions in public K–8 schools and middle schools in North Carolina. 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]
Hodara S. Where Art Is in the Air, and in the Ground. New York Times 2013:WE9.

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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