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
[1]
Pasquinelli AE. Molecular biology. Paring miRNAs through pairing. Science 2010;328:1494–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Gariano RF, Gardner TW. Retinal angiogenesis in development and disease. Nature 2005;438:960–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Barna M, Pandolfi PP, Niswander L. Gli3 and Plzf cooperate in proximal limb patterning at early stages of limb development. Nature 2005;436:277–81.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Bram Y, Frydman-Marom A, Yanai I, Gilead S, Shaltiel-Karyo R, Amdursky N, et al. Apoptosis induced by islet amyloid polypeptide soluble oligomers is neutralized by diabetes-associated specific antibodies. Sci Rep 2014;4:4267.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Levene M. An Introduction to Search Engines and Web Navigation. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Albert LA, Voogt P de, Gerba CP, Hutzinger O, Knaak JB, Mayer FL, et al., editors. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology: Continuation of Residue Reviews. vol. 186. New York, NY: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Li X, Mao Y. Graphs with Given Generalized Connectivity. In: Mao Y, editor. Generalized Connectivity of Graphs, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 59–66.

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 Journal de Mycologie Médicale.

Blog post
[1]
Evans K. Divers Reveal Shocking Images Of Mutilated Banjo Sharks To Highlight Animal Cruelty. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/divers-reveal-shocking-images-of-mutilated-banjo-sharks-to-highlight-animal-cruelty/ (accessed October 30, 2018).

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
[1]
Government Accountability Office. Responses to Questions for the Record; Hearing on The Future of Air Traffic Control: The R&D Agenda. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2006.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Wilson RA. Spectroelectrochemical Sensing and Detection of Zinc in Serum by Anodic Stripping Voltammerty on a Bismuth Film Electrode. Doctoral dissertation. University of Cincinnati, 2011.

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
[1]
Kelly M. Newly Selected Chief of Staff Is Widely Known for Loyalty. New York Times 1992:134.

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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