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]
Stremlau M. GE Prize-winning essay. Why Old World monkeys are resistant to HIV-1. Science 2007;318:1565–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Ricklefs RE, Outlaw DC. A molecular clock for malaria parasites. Science 2010;329:226–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Scarf D, Hayne H, Colombo M. Pigeons on par with primates in numerical competence. Science 2011;334:1664.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Chen L, Park S-M, Tumanov AV, Hau A, Sawada K, Feig C, et al. CD95 promotes tumour growth. Nature 2010;465:492–6.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Lacalle D. Life in the Financial Markets. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Matoušek J, Nešetřil J, Pellegrini M, editors. Geometry, Structure and Randomness in Combinatorics. vol. 18. Pisa: Scuola Normale Superiore; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
da Saúde JML, Silva JM. Aircraft Industrialization Process: A Systematic and Holistic Approach to Ensuring Integrated Management of the Engineering Process. In: Henriques E, Pecas P, Silva A, editors. Technology and Manufacturing Process Selection: The Product Life Cycle Perspective, London: Springer; 2014, p. 81–103.

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]
Andrew E. Cannibalism And Detachable Penises: The Unusual Sex Lives Of The Animal Kingdom. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/guest-blog-nature-sex-2/ (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. Quality of Weather Forecasts and Opportunity for Improvements. 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]
Anderson PM. Persistent Genomic Consequences of Prenatal Nicotine Exposure Measured in Adolescent Rat Brain. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University, 2012.

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]
Micklethwait J. In Search of World Order. New York Times 2016:BR1.

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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