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]
Turner MS. Yoichiro Nambu (1921-2015). Nature 2015;524:416.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Crone TJ, Tolstoy M. Magnitude of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil leak. Science 2010;330:634.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Maertens GN, Hare S, Cherepanov P. The mechanism of retroviral integration from X-ray structures of its key intermediates. Nature 2010;468:326–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Seki K, Hirahara M, Hoshino M, Terasawa T, Elphic RC, Saito Y, et al. Cold ions in the hot plasma sheet of Earth’s magnetotail. Nature 2003;422:589–92.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Baldwin D, Birkett J, Facey O, Rabey G. The Forensic Examination and Interpretation of Tool Marks. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Singh K. Measures of Positive Psychology: Development and Validation. New Delhi: Springer India; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Kammer JA. Ciliary Body as a Therapeutic Target. In: Samples JR, Ahmed IIK, editors. Surgical Innovations in Glaucoma, New York, NY: Springer; 2014, p. 45–59.

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]
Andrew E. Watch What Happens When A Ball Of Red-Hot Nickel Is Placed On Floral Foam. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/watch-what-happens-when-ball-red-hot-nickel-placed-floral-foam/ (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. D.C. Public School Enrollment. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1995.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Mazza CA. The Influence of Meteorological Parameters on Rainfall and Severe Weather in Pinellas County, FL. Doctoral dissertation. University of South Florida, 2011.

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]
Pilon M. Canada Dominant in Curling. New York Times 2014:D6.

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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