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
Furukawa Y. PHYSICS. Frustrating a quantum magnet. Science 2015;350:631–2.
A journal article with 2 authors
Clauset A, Erwin DH. The evolution and distribution of species body size. Science 2008;321:399–401.
A journal article with 3 authors
Sakuno T, Tada K, Watanabe Y. Kinetochore geometry defined by cohesion within the centromere. Nature 2009;458:852–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Liu K, Victora GD, Schwickert TA, Guermonprez P, Meredith MM, Yao K, et al. In vivo analysis of dendritic cell development and homeostasis. Science 2009;324:392–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Simon MK, Lee D, Martin WL, Tsou H, Yan T-Y. Bandwidth-Efficient Digital Modulation with Application to Deep Space Communications. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2005.
An edited book
Tong C-K, editor. Chinese Business: Rethinking Guanxi and Trust in Chinese Business Networks. Singapore: Springer; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
Pünder H. Objects and Procedures of Budgetary Planning and Limits to Borrowing (“Debt Brake”) in the Federal Republic of Germany. In: Morrison FL, editor. Fiscal Rules - Limits on Governmental Deficits and Debt, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 101–38.

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
Fang J. Kangaroos Have Five Legs. IFLScience 2014.


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. Multiyear Authorizations for Research and Development. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1981.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Magallanes J. Experiences with formal and informal support: A case study of a female-to-male transgender individual. Doctoral dissertation. Pepperdine University, 2014.

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
Chira S. New Era After O’Reilly? Women Aren’t So Sure. New York Times 2017:B7.

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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