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. Macrakis K. Science and the Stasi. Nature. 2009;461:594–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Trinkle-Mulcahy L, Lamond AI. Toward a high-resolution view of nuclear dynamics. Science. 2007;318:1402–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Xue P, Qin H, Tang B. Trapping photons on the line: controllable dynamics of a quantum walk. Sci Rep. 2014;4:4825.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Zheng W, Hanbicki AT, Jonker BT, Lüpke G. Control of magnetic contrast with nonlinear magneto-plasmonics. Sci Rep. 2014;4:6191.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Mattu A, Grossman SA, Rosen PL. Geriatric Emergencies. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
1. Mavroudis C, Backer CL, editors. Atlas of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. 1st ed. 2016. London: Springer; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Su B, Xu Q, Xiao P. Finding the Anti-block Vital Edge of a Shortest Path Between Two Nodes. In: Dress A, Xu Y, Zhu B, editors. Combinatorial Optimization and Applications: First International Conference, COCOA 2007, Xi’an, China, August 14-16, 2007 Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007. p. 11–9.

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. Andrew E. World’s Rarest And Smallest Dolphin Could Be Extinct Within 15 Years [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/environment/world-s-rarest-and-smallest-dolphin-could-be-extinct-within-15-years/

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. NASA Aeronautics: Impact of Technology Transfer Activities Is Uncertain. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1993 Mar. Report No.: NSIAD-93-137.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Jackson ME. Where are the parents: The parent’s perspective of parental involvement in education [Doctoral dissertation]. [Washington, DC]: George Washington University; 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. Hodara S. Brightening the Night With a Spring Palette. New York Times. 2014 May 18;WE9.

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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