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]
Gilbert N. Regulations: Herbal medicine rule book. Nature 2011;480:S98-9.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Wiens DA, Snider NO. Repeating deep earthquakes: evidence for fault reactivation at great depth. Science 2001;293:1463–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Tripathi MK, Sahu KC, Govindarajan R. Why a falling drop does not in general behave like a rising bubble. Sci Rep 2014;4:4771.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Borchert R, Renner SS, Calle Z, Navarrete D, Tye A, Gautier L, et al. Photoperiodic induction of synchronous flowering near the Equator. Nature 2005;433:627–9.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Cabaniss DL, Cherry S, Douglas CJ, Graver RL, Schwartz AR. Psychodynamic Formulation. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Gil Chaves ID. Process Analysis and Simulation in Chemical Engineering. 1st ed. 2016. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Smeele F. International Civil Litigation and the Pollution of the Marine Environment. In: Basedow J, Magnus U, Wolfrum R, editors. The Hamburg Lectures on Maritime Affairs 2007 & 2008, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009, p. 77–118.

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. Baby Beluga Whale Born In Georgia Aquarium On Mother’s Day. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/baby-beluga-whale-born-georgia-aquarium-mothers-day/ (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. Smartphone Data: Information and Issues Regarding Surreptitious Tracking Apps That Can Facilitate Stalking. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2016.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Best W. Beneath the Silence. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2009.

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]
Stewart JB. In Ruling on Insider Trading, A Court Restores Rationality. New York Times 2017:B1.

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 [1,1].
This sentence cites four references [1,1,1,1].

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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