How to format your references using the Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. 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
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Soden BJ. Atmospheric physics. Enlightening water vapour. Nature. 2000 Jul 20;406(6793):247–8.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Ngai JT, Srivastava DS. Predators accelerate nutrient cycling in a bromeliad ecosystem. Science. 2006 Nov 10;314(5801):963.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Williams MA, Tyznik AJ, Bevan MJ. Interleukin-2 signals during priming are required for secondary expansion of CD8+ memory T cells. Nature. 2006 Jun 15;441(7095):890–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Gandha K, Elkins K, Poudyal N, Liu X, Liu JP. High energy product developed from cobalt nanowires. Sci Rep. 2014 Jun 18;4:5345.

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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Baudin P. Wireless Transceiver Architecture. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2014.
An edited book
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Nanetti RY. Social Capital in Development Planning: Linking the Actors. Holguin C, editor. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan US; 2016. VIII, 267 p.
A chapter in an edited book
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Donohue C, Bradley-King C, Cahalane H. Permanency. In: Cahalane H, editor. Contemporary Issues in Child Welfare Practice. New York, NY: Springer; 2013. p. 75–99.

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 Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

Blog post
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Carpineti A. Juno Has Recorded What The Magnetosphere Of Jupiter Sounds Like [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/juno-has-recorded-what-the-magnetosphere-of-jupiter-sounds-like/

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. Greater Use of Exemplary Education Programs Could Improve Education for Disadvantaged Children. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1981 Sep. Report No.: HRD-81-65.

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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Poudyal Kharel A. Pyrolysis Studies of Copper and Copper Phosphate Mixtures on a Tungsten Surface [Doctoral dissertation]. [Edwardsville, IL]: Southern Illinois University; 2015.

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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Zimmerman E. No Country For Old Men. New York Times. 2013 Aug 16;MM30.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in parentheses:

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 titleIranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
AbbreviationIran. J. Allergy Asthma Immunol.
ISSN (print)1735-1502
ISSN (online)1735-5249
ScopeImmunology and Allergy

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