How to format your references using the International Urogynecology Journal citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for International Urogynecology Journal. 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
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Hogan CJ (2002) Cosmology. The beginning of time. Science 295:2223–2225
A journal article with 2 authors
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Kovács AD, Pearce DA (2013) Location- and sex-specific differences in weight and motor coordination in two commonly used mouse strains. Sci Rep 3:2116
A journal article with 3 authors
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Luo C, Wang X, Liu H (2014) Controllability of time-delayed Boolean multiplex control networks under asynchronous stochastic update. Sci Rep 4:7522
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Liu T, DeCostanzo AJ, Liu X, et al (2001) G protein signaling from activated rat frizzled-1 to the beta-catenin-Lef-Tcf pathway. Science 292:1718–1722

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Caferro W (2010) Contesting the Renaissance. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
An edited book
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Vandekerckhove W, Leys J, Alm K, et al (2011) Responsible Investment in Times of Turmoil. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht
A chapter in an edited book
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Jochem E (2009) Fuel Cell Technologies. In: Jochem E (ed) Improving the Efficiency of R&D and the Market Diffusion of Energy Technologies. Physica-Verlag HD, Heidelberg, pp 67–104

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 Urogynecology Journal.

Blog post
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Hale T (2016) Puppy Swallows Tube Of Glue Creating A Perfect Mold Of Its Stomach. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/puppy-swallows-tube-of-glue-creating-a-perfect-mold-of-its-stomach/. Accessed 30 Oct 2018

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
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Government Accountability Office (2016) Explosives Detection Canines: TSA Has Enhanced Its Canine Program, but Opportunities May Exist to Reduce Costs. 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
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Nelson PT (2008) Sound as a gateway to a personal relationship with nature. Doctoral dissertation, Pacifica Graduate Institute

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
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Stewart JB (2016) Why a Merger of Media Firms That Should Be a Sure Bet Isn’t. New York Times B1

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 Urogynecology Journal
AbbreviationInt. Urogynecol. J.
ISSN (print)0937-3462
ISSN (online)1433-3023
ScopeObstetrics and Gynaecology
Urology

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