How to format your references using the Expert Review of Hematology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Expert Review of Hematology. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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]
Barbier E. Sustainability: Tax “societal ills” to save the planet. Nature. 2012;483:30.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Horvath P, Barrangou R. CRISPR/Cas, the immune system of bacteria and archaea. Science. 2010;327:167–170.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Sha WEI, Li X, Choy WCH. Breaking the space charge limit in organic solar cells by a novel plasmonic-electrical concept. Sci. Rep. 2014;4:6236.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
[1]
Nicewarner-Pena SR, Freeman RG, Reiss BD, et al. Submicrometer metallic barcodes. Science. 2001;294:137–141.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Harrison A. The Life of D. H. Lawrence. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Wicks A, editor. Shock & Vibration, Aircraft/Aerospace, and Energy Harvesting, Volume 9: Proceedings of the 33rd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2015. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Udomsakdigool A, Kachitvichyanukul V. Multiple-Colony Ant Algorithm with Forward–Backward Scheduling Approach for Job-Shop Scheduling Problem. In: Chan AHS, Ao S-I, editors. Advances in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2008. p. 39–55.

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 Expert Review of Hematology.

Blog post
[1]
Davis J. Serbian Orthodox Church Demands Museum Hands Over Ashes Of Nikola Tesla. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016.

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. Motor Carrier Safety: Additional Research Standards and Truck Drivers’ Schedule Data Could Allow More Accurate Assessments of the Hours of Service Rule. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2015. Report No.: GAO-15-641. .

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Douet C. The influence of an overseas trip to France on high school students studying French, four years after graduation [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 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
[1]
Kishkovsky S. Russia: Ministry Takes Aim at a Human Rights Group. New York Times. 2014 Oct 14;A6.

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 titleExpert Review of Hematology
AbbreviationExpert Rev. Hematol.
ISSN (print)1747-4086
ISSN (online)1747-4094
ScopeHematology

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