How to format your references using the Feuillets de Radiologie citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Feuillets de Radiologie. 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
Couzin-Frankel J. A lonely crusade. Science 2014;344:793–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
Roesner S, Aggarwal VK. Organic chemistry: reactions at the end of a tether. Nature 2012;487:48–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
Wang Z, Chakrabarty D, Kaplan DL. A debris disk around an isolated young neutron star. Nature 2006;440:772–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Hu Q, Zhu Y, Liu Y, Wang N, Chen S. Cloning and characterization of wnt4a gene and evidence for positive selection in half-smooth tongue sole (Cynoglossus semilaevis). Sci Rep 2014;4:7167.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Schroeder K, Thompson T, Frith K, Pencheon D. Sustainable Healthcare. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
Salomons GS, Wyss M, editors. Creatine and Creatine Kinase in Health and Disease. vol. 46. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
Lombide Carreton A, Pinte K, De Meuter W. MORENA: A Middleware for Programming NFC-Enabled Android Applications as Distributed Object-Oriented Programs. In: Narasimhan P, Triantafillou P, editors. Middleware 2012: ACM/IFIP/USENIX 13th International Middleware Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada, December 3-7, 2012. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012, p. 61–80.

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 Feuillets de Radiologie.

Blog post
Hamilton K. Ghost ships: Why Are World War II Naval Wrecks Vanishing In Indonesia? IFLScience 2017. (accessed October 30, 2018).


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
Government Accountability Office. Genetically Engineered Crops: USDA Needs to Enhance Oversight and Better Understand Impacts of Unintended Mixing with Other Crops. 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
Cabrales M. Gupta Rajpoot scheme for quark flavor mixing. Doctoral dissertation. 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
Hollander S. Transfer Finds Home At Manhattan College. New York Times 2002:88.

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 titleFeuillets de Radiologie
ISSN (print)0181-9801
ScopeRadiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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