How to format your references using the International Journal of Hematology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for International Journal of Hematology. 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. Wadhwa M. Redox state of Mars’ upper mantle and crust from Eu anomalies in shergottite pyroxenes. Science. 2001;291:1527–30.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Lewis SL, Maslin MA. Defining the anthropocene. Nature. 2015;519:171–80.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Pendry JB, Schurig D, Smith DR. Controlling electromagnetic fields. Science. 2006;312:1780–2.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Canman JC, Cameron LA, Maddox PS, Straight A, Tirnauer JS, Mitchison TJ, et al. Determining the position of the cell division plane. Nature. 2003;424:1074–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Fernandes R. Local and Regional Flaps in Head & Neck Reconstruction. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2014.
An edited book
1. Abe A, Lee K-S, Leibler L, Kobayashi S, editors. Controlled Polymerization and Polymeric Structures: Flow Microreactor Polymerization, Micelles Kinetics, Polypeptide Ordering, Light Emitting Nanostructures. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Hirsch F, Profeta C, Roynette B, Yor M. The Time Inversion Method. In: Profeta C, Roynette B, Yor M, editors. Peacocks and Associated Martingales, with Explicit Constructions. Milano: Springer; 2011. p. 163–79.

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 Hematology.

Blog post
1. Fang J. Arctic Mosquitoes Are Growing Faster With Rising Temperatures [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/arctic-mosquitoes-are-growing-faster-rising-temperatures/

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. Within-School Discrimination: Inadequate Title VI Enforcement by the Office for Civil Rights. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1991 Jul. Report No.: HRD-91-85.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Okada T. Corporate culture and organizational efficiency in the competitive international market [Doctoral dissertation]. [Phoenix, AZ]: University of Phoenix; 2012.

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. (nyt) SK. World Briefing | Europe: Russia: Army Diet Found Lacking. New York Times. 2003 Nov 14;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 Hematology
AbbreviationInt. J. Hematol.
ISSN (print)0925-5710
ISSN (online)1865-3774
ScopeHematology

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