How to format your references using the Infectious Diseases of Poverty citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Infectious Diseases of Poverty. 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. Stewart I. Schrodinger’s mousetrap. Part 1. Nature. 2005;433:200–1.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Finke DL, Snyder WE. Niche partitioning increases resource exploitation by diverse communities. Science. 2008;321:1488–90.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Kavanagh KD, Evans AR, Jernvall J. Predicting evolutionary patterns of mammalian teeth from development. Nature. 2007;449:427–32.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Cardinale CJ, Washburn RS, Tadigotla VR, Brown LM, Gottesman ME, Nudler E. Termination factor Rho and its cofactors NusA and NusG silence foreign DNA in E. coli. Science. 2008;320:935–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Speight JG. Handbook of Petroleum Product Analysis. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2014.
An edited book
1. Peacock WF, editor. Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure. 2nd ed. 2012. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Proto M, Malandrino O, Supino S. The Implementation of Integrated Management System in Agri-Food SMEs. In: Salomone R, Clasadonte MT, Proto M, Raggi A, editors. Product-Oriented Environmental Management Systems (POEMS): Improving Sustainability and Competitiveness in the Agri-Food Chain with Innovative Environmental Management Tools. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2013. p. 89–101.

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 Infectious Diseases of Poverty.

Blog post
1. Andrews R. The Close Door Buttons On Elevators Do Absolutely Nothing At All [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/technology/close-door-buttons-elevators-absolutely-nothing/

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: Transportation Security Administration May Face Resource and Other Challenges in Developing a System to Screen All Cargo Transported on Passenger Aircraft. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2008 Jul. Report No.: GAO-08-959T.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Wood RD. Correlation of conductor leadership style, musician employment status, organizational participation to orchestra musician job satisfaction [Doctoral dissertation]. [Phoenix, AZ]: University of Phoenix; 2010.

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. Shultz GP. O’Reilly, Wrong on Reagan. New York Times. 2015 Dec 8;A31.

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 titleInfectious Diseases of Poverty
AbbreviationInfect. Dis. Poverty
ISSN (online)2049-9957
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