How to format your references using the International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance. 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
Hodson, R., 2015. Small organ, big reach. Nature 528, S118-9.
A journal article with 2 authors
Roediger, H.L., 3rd, DeSoto, K.A., 2014. Cognitive psychology. Forgetting the presidents. Science 346, 1106–1109.
A journal article with 3 authors
Dong, J., Yang, G., McHaourab, H.S., 2005. Structural basis of energy transduction in the transport cycle of MsbA. Science 308, 1023–1028.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
Kim, M., Canio, W., Kessler, S., Sinha, N., 2001. Developmental changes due to long-distance movement of a homeobox fusion transcript in tomato. Science 293, 287–289.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Institute of Management and Administration (IOMA), 2012. Cost Reduction and Control Best Practices. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.
An edited book
Nguyen, P.Q., Oswald, E. (Eds.), 2014. Advances in Cryptology – EUROCRYPT 2014: 33rd Annual International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptographic Techniques, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 11-15, 2014. Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
A chapter in an edited book
Hester, T., Stone, P., 2012. Learning and Using Models, in: Wiering, M., Otterlo, M. van (Eds.), Reinforcement Learning: State-of-the-Art, Adaptation, Learning, and Optimization. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 111–141.

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 International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance.

Blog post
Andrew, E., 2014. Octopus That Walks On Land [WWW Document]. IFLScience. URL (accessed 10.30.18).

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
Government Accountability Office, 2016. Intelligent Transportation Systems: Survey of Transit Providers Serving Small Urban and Rural Areas (GAO-16-639SP, June 21, 2016), an E-supplement to GAO-16-638 (No. GAO-16-639SP). U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Israel, J.M., 2013. Student Extracurricular Participation, Student Achievement, and School Perception: an Elementary School Perspective (Doctoral dissertation). Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO.

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
Wagner, J., 2016. Mets Move to Retain Cespedes and Walker. New York Times B8.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Hodson, 2015).
This sentence cites two references (Hodson, 2015; Roediger and DeSoto, 2014).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Roediger and DeSoto, 2014)
  • Three or more authors: (Kim et al., 2001)

About the journal

Full journal titleInternational Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance
AbbreviationInt. J. Parasitol. Drugs Drug Resist.
ISSN (print)2211-3207
ScopeParasitology
Infectious Diseases
Pharmacology (medical)
Pharmacology

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