How to format your references using the Immunomics citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Immunomics. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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
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Padma TV. Ayurveda. Nature 2005; 436:486.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Dutcher JR, Ediger MD. Materials science. Glass surfaces not so glassy. Science 2008; 319:577–8.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Bai J, Virovets AV, Scheer M. Synthesis of inorganic fullerene-like molecules. Science 2003; 300:781–3.
A journal article with 11 or more authors
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Tao F, Grass ME, Zhang Y, Butcher DR, Renzas JR, Liu Z, Chung JY, Mun BS, Salmeron M, Somorjai GA. Reaction-driven restructuring of Rh-Pd and Pt-Pd core-shell nanoparticles. Science 2008; 322:932–4.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Hickey R. A Dictionary of Varieties of English. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons; 2013.
An edited book
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Hernández-Hernández D, Minjárez-Sosa JA, editors. Optimization, Control, and Applications of Stochastic Systems: In Honor of Onésimo Hernández-Lerma. Boston, MA: Birkhäuser; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
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Haddad SAP, Serdijn WA. Analog Wavelet Filters: The Need for Approximation. In: Serdijn WA, editor. Ultra Low-Power Biomedical Signal Processing: An Analog Wavelet Filter Approach for Pacemakers. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2009. page 51–74.

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 Immunomics.

Blog post
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Andrew E. What’s Causing This Mysterious Sleeping Sickness In A Village In Kazakhstan? [Internet]. IFLScience2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]; Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/mystery-village-s-sleeping-sickness-may-have-been-solved/

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
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Government Accountability Office. Women in STEM Research: Better Data and Information Sharing Could Improve Oversight of Federal Grant-making and Title IX Compliance. 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
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Burns KN. Impact of Cognitive Tasks on Gait Parameters in Collegiate Athletes. 2017;

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
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Crow K. Looking for a Good Word About the Car Alarm. New York Times2003; :147.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 titleImmunomics
ISSN (online)2324-9633
Scope

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