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

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics. 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]
Timusk T. Obituary: Bertram N. Brockhouse (1918-2003). Nature. 2003;426:617.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Newman JRS, Keating AE. Comprehensive identification of human bZIP interactions with coiled-coil arrays. Science. 2003;300:2097–2101.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Raviv U, Laurat P, Klein J. Fluidity of water confined to subnanometre films. Nature. 2001;413:51–54.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
[1]
Young L, Leonhard K, Tatsuta T, et al. Role of the ABC transporter Mdl1 in peptide export from mitochondria. Science. 2001;291:2135–2138.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Choudhry M, Moskovic D, Wong M, et al. Fixed Income Markets. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Zschocke J, Baumgartner M, Morava E, et al., editors. JIMD Reports, Volume 18. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Raj B, Venkatraman B. Overview of Diagnostics and Monitoring Methods and Techniques. In: Czichos H, editor. Handbook of Technical Diagnostics: Fundamentals and Application to Structures and Systems. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013. p. 43–68.

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 Neurotherapeutics.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Breakthrough Melanoma Treatment Fast Tracked By FDA [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/breakthrough-melanoma-treatment-fast-tracked-fda/.

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. TQM Implementation at NASA. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1993. Report No.: GGD-93-28R. .

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Mednick Takami L. Chief Diversity Officers in U.S. Higher Education: Impacting the Campus Climate for Diversity [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 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]
Feeney K. Home-Style Colombian. New York Times. 2008 Jan 6;14NJ9.

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 Neurotherapeutics
AbbreviationExpert Rev. Neurother.
ISSN (print)1473-7175
ISSN (online)1744-8360
ScopeClinical Neurology
Pharmacology (medical)
General Neuroscience

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