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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Zapperi S. Physics. Looking at how things slip. Science. 2010 Oct 8;330(6001):184–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Iimura T, Pourquié O. Collinear activation of Hoxb genes during gastrulation is linked to mesoderm cell ingression. Nature. 2006 Aug 3;442(7102):568–71.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Meloso D, Copic J, Bossaerts P. Promoting intellectual discovery: patents versus markets. Science. 2009 Mar 6;323(5919):1335–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Mahata B, Mukherjee S, Mishra S, Bandyopadhyay A, Adhya S. Functional delivery of a cytosolic tRNA into mutant mitochondria of human cells. Science. 2006 Oct 20;314(5798):471–4.

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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Scott AW, Frobenius R. RF Measurements for Cellular Phones and Wireless Data Systems. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2008.
An edited book
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Walz W, editor. Integrative Physiology in the Proteomics and Post-Genomics Age. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2005. X, 269 p.
A chapter in an edited book
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Brooks N. Human Responses to Climatically-driven Landscape Change and Resource Scarcity: Learning from the Past and Planning for the Future. In: Martini IP, Chesworth W, editors. Landscapes and Societies: Selected Cases. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2011. p. 43–66.

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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Andrews R. New AIDS Vaccine To Undergo Human Trials For First Time [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/aids-vaccine-undergo-human-trials-first-time/

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. Telecommunications: Wire-Based Competition Benefited Consumers In Selected Markets. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2004 Feb. Report No.: GAO-04-241.

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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Bustos I. Backpacking Through My Suburban Barrio: Eco-Latina Diaries [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2017.

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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Poniewozik J. When There’s Nothing Like a Good Cry. New York Times. 2016 Sep 19;C1.

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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