How to format your references using the Indoor Air citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Indoor Air. 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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Lightman A. In the name of love? Nature. 2001;413:681.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Emanuel EJ, Wertheimer A. Public health. Who should get influenza vaccine when not all can? Science. 2006;312:854–855.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Kaloni TP, Tahir M, Schwingenschlögl U. Quasi free-standing silicene in a superlattice with hexagonal boron nitride. Sci Rep. 2013;3:3192.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Nie Z, Schweitzer P, Roberts AJ, Madamba SG, Moore SD, Siggins GR. Ethanol augments GABAergic transmission in the central amygdala via CRF1 receptors. Science. 2004;303:1512–1514.

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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Remy J-G, Letamendia C. LTE Services. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2014.
An edited book
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Khan MG, ed. Rapid ECG Interpretation. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
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Webster-Stratton CH, Reid MJ. The Incredible Years Program for Children from Infancy to Pre-adolescence: Prevention and Treatment of Behavior Problems. In: Murrihy RC, Kidman AD, Ollendick TH, eds. Clinical Handbook of Assessing and Treating Conduct Problems in Youth. New York, NY: Springer; 2011:117–138.

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 Indoor Air.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Philae Lander Runs Out Of Battery And Enters Deep Sleep. IFLScience. November 16, 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/space/philae-lander-runs-out-juice/. 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
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Government Accountability Office. General Aviation Safety: Additional FAA Efforts Could Help Identify and Mitigate Safety Risks. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2012.

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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Oh Y. Prediction of Steady State Response in Dynamic Mode Atomic Force Microscopy and Its Applications in Nano-metrology. 2006.

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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Marx L. John Blair, Beto Sutter. New York Times. March 11, 2012:ST18.

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 titleIndoor Air
AbbreviationIndoor Air
ISSN (print)0905-6947
ISSN (online)1600-0668
ScopeBuilding and Construction
Environmental Engineering
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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