How to format your references using the Journal de Mycologie Médicale citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal de Mycologie Médicale. 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
Brumfiel G. US societies unite in plea for boost to research budgets. Nature 2003;421:100.
A journal article with 2 authors
Wang H, Glorius F. Chemistry. Lending handedness to the cyclopentadienyl ligand. Science 2012;338:479–80.
A journal article with 3 authors
Bergmann DC, Lukowitz W, Somerville CR. Stomatal development and pattern controlled by a MAPKK kinase. Science 2004;304:1494–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Hirosumi J, Tuncman G, Chang L, Görgün CZ, Uysal KT, Maeda K, et al. A central role for JNK in obesity and insulin resistance. Nature 2002;420:333–6.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Exposito E, Diop C. Smart SOA Platforms in Cloud Computing Architectures. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2014.
An edited book
Ball JA, Bolotnikov V, Rodman L, Spitkovsky IM, Helton JW, editors. Topics in Operator Theory: Volume 2: Systems and Mathematical Physics Proceedings of the XIXth International Workshop on Operator Theory and its Applications, College of William and Mary, 2008. vol. 203. Basel: Birkhäuser; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
Dallenbach-Hellweg G, Schmidt D, Dallenbach F. Circulatory Disturbances. In: Schmidt D, Dallenbach F, editors. Atlas of Endometrial Histopathology, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010, p. 53–7.

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 Journal de Mycologie Médicale.

Blog post
Carpineti A. Fifty Years Since The First US Soft Landing On The Moon. IFLScience 2016. (accessed October 30, 2018).


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
Government Accountability Office. Financing College Facilities: Factors Limit Connie Lee’s Ability to Help More Schools. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1995.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Gonzalez HM. DiaBeaThis Healthcare Clinic Business Plan. Doctoral dissertation. 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
Koblin J. JonBenet Ramsey Case to Again Haunt TV. New York Times 2016:C3.

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 titleJournal de Mycologie Médicale
AbbreviationJ. Mycol. Med.
ISSN (print)1156-5233
ScopeInfectious Diseases

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