How to format your references using the Journal de Radiologie diagnostique et interventionnelle citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal de Radiologie diagnostique et interventionnelle. 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
Holt R. US election: Politicians should think like scientists. Nature 2012;489:493–4.
A journal article with 2 authors
Gorin DJ, Toste FD. Relativistic effects in homogeneous gold catalysis. Nature 2007;446:395–403.
A journal article with 3 authors
Fonseca PJ, Münch D, Hennig RM. How cicadas interpret acoustic signals. Nature 2000;405:297–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Du K, Herzig S, Kulkarni RN, Montminy M. TRB3: a tribbles homolog that inhibits Akt/PKB activation by insulin in liver. Science 2003;300:1574–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Simon J. Banach, Fréchet, Hilbert and Neumann Spaces. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2017.
An edited book
Lippert RK, Walby K, Warren I, Palmer D, editors. National Security, Surveillance and Terror: Canada and Australia in Comparative Perspective. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
Cristea IA, Stefan S, David O, Mogoase C, Dobrean A. Rational Stories for Children. A Rational Emotive Education Protocol for Approaching Anxiety in Children and Adolescents Based on the Stories Book The Retmagic and Wonderful Adventures of Retman. In: Stefan S, David O, Mogoase C, Dobrean A, editors. REBT in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adults, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 69–79.

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 Radiologie diagnostique et interventionnelle.

Blog post
Andrew E. How The Air We Breathe Was Created By Earth’s Tectonic Plates. IFLScience 2014. (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. Transportation Services: Better Dissemination and Oversight of DOT’s Guidance Could Lead to Improved Access for Limited English-Proficient Populations (Spanish Version). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2005.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Yamada T. Comparison of cognitively diagnostic adaptive testing algorithms. Doctoral dissertation. Columbia University, 2008.

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
Kenigsberg B. Lost in Paris. New York Times 2017:C7.

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 Radiologie diagnostique et interventionnelle
ISSN (print)2211-5706

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