How to format your references using the Imagerie de la Femme citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Imagerie de la Femme. 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]
Smaglik P. In the picture. Nature 2005;434:251.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Martin CR, Siwy ZS. Chemistry. Learning nature’s way: biosensing with synthetic nanopores. Science 2007;317:331–2.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Nielsen SB, Stephenson R, Thomsen E. Dynamics of Mid-Palaeocene North Atlantic rifting linked with European intra-plate deformations. Nature 2007;450:1071–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Kaindl RA, Carnahan MA, Hägele D, Lövenich R, Chemla DS. Ultrafast terahertz probes of transient conducting and insulating phases in an electron-hole gas. Nature 2003;423:734–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Purkis S, Klemas V. Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Kipp M, Martin J-C, Paggio P, Heylen D, editors. Multimodal Corpora: From Models of Natural Interaction to Systems and Applications. vol. 5509. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Goldsmith S. Education, Training, and Support Programs for Caregivers of Individuals with Disabilities. In: Talley RC, Crews JE, editors. Multiple Dimensions of Caregiving and Disability: Research, Practice, Policy, New York, NY: Springer; 2012, p. 45–66.

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 Imagerie de la Femme.

Blog post
[1]
Davis J. Is The Great Barrier Reef Really Dead? 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. The Maritime Administration’s Evaluation of the End Products of Research and Development Contracts with Private, Profitmaking Firms. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1978.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Arendse EM. A textual Caribbean: Voices of the multitude in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 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
[1]
Novick SM. A Bowl of Warmth and Comfort. New York Times 2014:LI9.

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 titleImagerie de la Femme
ISSN (print)1776-9817
ScopeSurgery

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