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]
Rohn J. Give postdocs a career, not empty promises. Nature 2011;471:7.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Grünwald D, Singer RH. In vivo imaging of labelled endogenous β-actin mRNA during nucleocytoplasmic transport. Nature 2010;467:604–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Lin Z, Owen AB, Altman RB. Genetics. Genomic research and human subject privacy. Science 2004;305:183.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Krivanek OL, Chisholm MF, Nicolosi V, Pennycook TJ, Corbin GJ, Dellby N, et al. Atom-by-atom structural and chemical analysis by annular dark-field electron microscopy. Nature 2010;464:571–4.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Tripathi N, Singh RS, Hills CD. Reclamation of Mine-Impacted Land for Ecosystem Recovery. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Kozarek R, Baron T, Song H-Y, editors. Self-Expandable Stents in the Gastrointestinal Tract. New York, NY: Springer; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Taylor-Clark T. Histamine in Allergic Rhinitis. In: Thurmond RL, editor. Histamine in Inflammation, Boston, MA: Springer US; 2010, p. 33–41.

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]
Andrews R. Hyperfast Spacecraft Could Be Partly Destroyed By Interstellar Dust En Route To Alpha Centauri. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/space/hyperfast-spacecraft-partly-destroyed-interstellar-dust-en-route-alpha-centauri/ (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. Greater Use of Exemplary Education Programs Could Improve Education for Disadvantaged Children. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1981.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Chung J. Quasi-one-dimensional modeling of an adiabatic-compression preheated Ludwieg tube. Doctoral dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park, 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]
Sisario B, Alter A. Ever Reticent, Nobel Laureate Dylan Maintains Silence. New York Times 2016:A16.

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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