How to format your references using the International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 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
[1]
de Waal FBM. A century of getting to know the chimpanzee. Nature 2005;437:56–9.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Maherali H, Klironomos JN. Influence of phylogeny on fungal community assembly and ecosystem functioning. Science 2007;316:1746–8.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Charpinet S, Fontaine G, Brassard P. Seismic evidence for the loss of stellar angular momentum before the white-dwarf stage. Nature 2009;461:501–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Fadó R, Moubarak RS, Miñano-Molina AJ, Barneda-Zahonero B, Valero J, Saura CA, et al. X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein negatively regulates neuronal differentiation through interaction with cRAF and Trk. Sci Rep 2013;3:2397.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Stanley W, Pamela B. The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2017.
An edited book
[1]
Nutting J. Beginning iOS 7 Development: Exploring the iOS SDK. Berkeley, CA: Apress; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Tóth CD, Toussaint GT, Winslow A. Open Guard Edges and Edge Guards in Simple Polygons. In: Márquez A, Ramos P, Urrutia J, editors. Computational Geometry: XIV Spanish Meeting on Computational Geometry, EGC 2011, Dedicated to Ferran Hurtado on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, June 27-30, 2011, Revised Selected Papers, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012, p. 54–64.

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 of Adhesion and Adhesives.

Blog post
[1]
Davis J. Adults Retain Understanding Of Their Birth Language, Even If They Have Never Spoken It. IFLScience 2017.

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. Electronic Government: Potential Exists for Enhancing Collaboration on Four Initiatives. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2003.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Holman R. Music history pedagogy: Three approaches to teaching a one-semester music history survey course in accordance with the LEAP Initiative. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2014.

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]
Kishkovsky S. Judges Catch Up, With Some Cramming. New York Times 2002:A6.

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 titleInternational Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives
AbbreviationInt. J. Adhes. Adhes.
ISSN (print)0143-7496
ScopeGeneral Chemical Engineering
Biomaterials
Polymers and Plastics

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