How to format your references using the Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal. 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]
Jauch R. Scientists and societies. Horizons in molecular biology. Nature 2005;433:904.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Gal-Yam A, Leonard DC. A massive hypergiant star as the progenitor of the supernova SN 2005gl. Nature 2009;458:865–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Deán-Ben XL, Bay E, Razansky D. Functional optoacoustic imaging of moving objects using microsecond-delay acquisition of multispectral three-dimensional tomographic data. Sci Rep 2014;4:5878.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Osaka M, Yaoi K, Minamoto T, Osaka N. Serial changes of humor comprehension for four-frame comic Manga: an fMRI study. Sci Rep 2014;4:5828.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Morag N. Comparative Homeland Security. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Kandel A, Bunke H, Last M, editors. Applied Graph Theory in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. vol. 52. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Chen X, Wang C, Shajahan AN, Riggins RB, Clarke R, Xuan J. Reconstruction of Transcription Regulatory Networks by Stability-Based Network Component Analysis. In: Bleris L, Măndoiu I, Schwartz R, Wang J, editors. Bioinformatics Research and Applications: 8th International Symposium, ISBRA 2012, Dallas, TX, USA, May 21-23, 2012. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012, p. 36–47.

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 Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal.

Blog post
[1]
Davis J. There Are Only 30 Critically Endangered Vaquita Left In The World. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/there-are-only-30-critically-endangered-vaquita-left-in-the-world/ (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. Aviation Security: Slow Progress in Addressing Long-Standing Screener Performance Problems. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2000.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Meyer MA. Mitochondrial DNA Analysis of the Mediterranean Mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis. Doctoral dissertation. Southern Illinois University, 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]
Hernández JC, Drucker J. Wooing China Investors With the Trump Name And Offers of U.S. Visas. New York Times 2017:A18.

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 titleIndian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
AbbreviationIndian Pacing Electrophysiol. J.
ISSN (print)0972-6292
ScopeCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Physiology (medical)

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