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
Mukherjee R. The winding road. Science 2014;346:1026.
A journal article with 2 authors
Catlos EJ, Sorensen SS. Phengite-based chronology of K- and Ba-rich fluid flow in two paleosubduction zones. Science 2003;299:92–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
Wada-Katsumata A, Silverman J, Schal C. Changes in taste neurons support the emergence of an adaptive behavior in cockroaches. Science 2013;340:972–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
McClintock WE, Bradley ET, Vervack RJ Jr, Killen RM, Sprague AL, Izenberg NR, et al. Mercury’s exosphere: observations during MESSENGER’s First Mercury flyby. Science 2008;321:92–4.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Moe TM, Chubb JE. Liberating Learning. San Francisco, CA, USA: Jossey-Bass; 2009.
An edited book
Andò B, Siciliano P, Marletta V, Monteriù A, editors. Ambient Assisted Living: Italian Forum 2014. vol. 11. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
Rodrigues F, Coles M, Dye D. Control Flow Basics. In: Coles M, Dye D, editors. Pro SQL Server 2012 Integration Services, Berkeley, CA: Apress; 2012, p. 107–61.

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
Andrew E. SpaceX Rocket Smashes Into Ship During Failed Return Experiment. IFLScience 2015. (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. Studies of U.S. Universities’ Research Equipment Needs Inconclusive. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1984.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Danna RJ. Learning-Assisted Market-Based Optimization for Truck Task Scheduling. Doctoral dissertation. University of Louisiana, 2014.

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
Kelly M. Clinton Campaign Avoided Workers’ Taxes. New York Times 1993:127.

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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