How to format your references using the Interventional Neurology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Interventional Neurology. 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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Ward CD. Bordeaux mixture. Nature. 2000 Mar;404(6776):337.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Green DR, Kroemer G. Cytoplasmic functions of the tumour suppressor p53. Nature. 2009 Apr;458(7242):1127–30.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Courchamp F, Woodroffe R, Roemer G. Removing protected populations to save endangered species. Science. 2003 Nov;302(5650):1532.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Niven JE, Vähäsöyrinki M, Kauranen M, Hardie RC, Juusola M, Weckström M. The contribution of Shaker K+ channels to the information capacity of Drosophila photoreceptors. Nature. 2003 Feb;421(6923):630–4.

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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Rohde UL, Jain GC, Poddar AK, Ghosh AK. Introduction to Integral Calculus. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011.
An edited book
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Quirk TJ. Excel 2010 for Physical Sciences Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems. Heidelberg: Springer International Publishing; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
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Ebbinghaus H-D. A Final Word. In: Peckhaus V, editor. Ernst Zermelo: An Approach to His Life and Work. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2015; pp 273–6.

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 Interventional Neurology.

Blog post
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Carpineti A. Gravitational Waves Observed For A Second Time [Internet]. IFLScience. 2016 Jun

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. S. 1490, a Bill To Authorize the Administrator of General Services To Enter Into Multiyear Leases Through Use of the Automatic Data Processing Fund Without Obligating the Total Anticipated Payments To Be Made Under Such Leases. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1977.

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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Lemheney AJ. Design and development of virtual reality simulation for teaching high-risk low-volume problem-prone office-based medical emergencies. 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
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Bailey B. Lost and Found. New York Times. 2017 May;BR22.

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 titleInterventional Neurology
AbbreviationInterv. Neurol.
ISSN (print)1664-9737
ISSN (online)1664-5545
ScopeCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Clinical Neurology
Surgery

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