How to format your references using the Gynécologie Obstétrique Fertilité & Sénologie citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Gynécologie Obstétrique Fertilité & Sénologie. 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]
Marshak MP. My trek back to science. Science 2015;349:1406.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Adams J, Loach T. Comment: A well-connected world. Nature 2015;527:S58-9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Akil H, Martone ME, Van Essen DC. Challenges and opportunities in mining neuroscience data. Science 2011;331:708–12.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Sucena E, Delon I, Jones I, Payre F, Stern DL. Regulatory evolution of shavenbaby/ovo underlies multiple cases of morphological parallelism. Nature 2003;424:935–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Alexandridis AK, Zapranis AD. Wavelet Neural Networks. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Liu D, Zhang H, Polycarpou M, Alippi C, He H, editors. Advances in Neural Networks – ISNN 2011: 8th International Symposium on Neural Networks, ISNN 2011, Guilin, China, May 29–June 1, 2011, Proceedings, Part I. vol. 6675. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Zhao A, Zhang H, Hou JG. Electron Transport in Single Molecules and Nanostructures. In: Zhou Z, Wang Z, Lin L, editors. Microsystems and Nanotechnology, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012, p. 149–83.

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 Gynécologie Obstétrique Fertilité & Sénologie.

Blog post
[1]
Carpineti A. The Vaccine Safety Challenge Is Beyond Stupid. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/the-vaccine-safety-challenge-is-beyond-stupid/ (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. Public Transit: Updated Guidance and Expanded Federal Authority Could Facilitate Bus Procurement. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2015.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Bell J. A phenomenological study of African American GS-13 to GS-15 managers within the federal government. Doctoral dissertation. University of Phoenix, 2015.

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]
George RP, Moschella M. Does Sex Ed Undermine Parental Rights? New York Times 2011:A29.

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 titleGynécologie Obstétrique Fertilité & Sénologie
ISSN (print)2468-7189
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