How to format your references using the Jornal de Pediatria citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Jornal de Pediatria. 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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Nossal GJV. Mentors and manipulation. Nature. 2004 Jun 24;429(6994):811.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Kumar K, Yang EH. On the growth mode of two-lobed curvilinear graphene domains at atmospheric pressure. Sci Rep. 2013;3:2571.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Lemieux C, Otis C, Turmel M. Ancestral chloroplast genome in Mesostigma viride reveals an early branch of green plant evolution. Nature. 2000 Feb 10;403(6770):649–52.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Shen X, Xiao H, Ranallo R, Wu WH, Wu C. Modulation of ATP-dependent chromatin-remodeling complexes by inositol polyphosphates. Science. 2003 Jan 3;299(5603):112–4.

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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Bruen AA, Forcinito MA. Cryptography, Information Theory, and Error-Correction. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2004.
An edited book
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Buka B, Uliasz A, Krishnamurthy K, editors. Buka’s Emergencies in Dermatology. New York, NY: Springer; 2013. XIII, 294 p. 134 illus., 130 illus. in color.
A chapter in an edited book
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Saetern K, Eiamkanitchat N. An Ensemble K-Nearest Neighbor with Neuro-Fuzzy Method for Classification. In: Boonkrong S, Unger H, Meesad P, editors. Recent Advances in Information and Communication Technology: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computing and Information Technology (IC2IT2014). Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2014. p. 43–51. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing).

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 Jornal de Pediatria.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Whales Are Dying Around Alaska, And Scientists Don’t Know Why [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/whales-are-dying-round-alaska-and-scientists-dont-know-why/

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. B-2 Bomber: Review of the Air Force’s Decision to Change Extremely High Frequency Satellite Communications Antennas. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2010 Dec. Report No.: GAO-11-180R.

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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Schmittel M. The Children First Foundation Parenting Education Program: A Study on the Effectiveness of a Divorce Parenting Education Program [Doctoral dissertation]. [Edwardsville, IL]: Southern Illinois University; 2013.

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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Hollander S. Bryan Twins End Run of Opening-Round Losses. New York Times. 2000 Aug 31;D4.

In-text citations

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

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 titleJornal de Pediatria
AbbreviationJ. Pediatr. (Rio J.)
ISSN (print)0021-7557
ISSN (online)1678-4782
ScopePediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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