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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Gonzalez C. Undergraduate research, graduate mentoring, and the university’s mission. Science. 2001 Aug 31;293(5535):1624–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Levine M, Tjian R. Transcription regulation and animal diversity. Nature. 2003 Jul 10;424(6945):147–51.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Buhr ED, Yoo S-H, Takahashi JS. Temperature as a universal resetting cue for mammalian circadian oscillators. Science. 2010 Oct 15;330(6002):379–85.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Tyagi A, Kapoor P, Kumar R, Chaudhary K, Gautam A, Raghava GPS. In silico models for designing and discovering novel anticancer peptides. Sci Rep. 2013 Oct 18;3:2984.

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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Quinn JF. Dementia. Oxford: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2013.
An edited book
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Ochiai H, Anjyo K, editors. Mathematical Progress in Expressive Image Synthesis II: Extended and Selected Results from the Symposium MEIS2014. Tokyo: Springer Japan; 2015. XII, 164 p. 93 illus., 73 illus. in color. (Mathematics for Industry; vol. 18).
A chapter in an edited book
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Hospenthal MAC, Gutierrez CJ. Diagnostic Radiology. In: Hospenthal DR, Rinaldi MG, editors. Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Mycoses. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2008. p. 81–102. (Infectious Disease).

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. Dancing Baby Skates! [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/dancing-baby-skates/

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. Use of Civilian Agencies’ Aircraft for Passenger Transportation. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1988 Sep. Report No.: T-GGD-88-52.

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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Ryan BA. Computer-Based Versus Paper-Pencil Modes of Administration United States Government End of Course Exams: Student Cumulative Grade Point Averages as Predictors of Success [Doctoral dissertation]. [ St. Charles, MO]: Lindenwood University; 2012.

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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Kelly D. Mudville Can Never Die. New York Times. 2001 Apr 15;725.

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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