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
Mace R. Reproducing in cities. Science 2008;319:764–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
Cheung KC, Gershenfeld N. Reversibly assembled cellular composite materials. Science 2013;341:1219–21.
A journal article with 3 authors
Chen W, Zhang S, Long X. Polarisation control through an optical feedback technique and its application in precise measurements. Sci Rep 2013;3:1992.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Dai X, Cheng C, Zhang W, Xin M, Huai P, Zhang R, et al. Defect induced electronic structure of uranofullerene. Sci Rep 2013;3:1341.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Perez A. Voice Over LTE. Hoboken, NJ USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
Neustein A, Markowitz JA, editors. Mobile Speech and Advanced Natural Language Solutions. New York, NY: Springer; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
Hemenway B, Libert B, Ostrovsky R, Vergnaud D. Lossy Encryption: Constructions from General Assumptions and Efficient Selective Opening Chosen Ciphertext Security. In: Lee DH, Wang X, editors. Advances in Cryptology – ASIACRYPT 2011: 17th International Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptology and Information Security, Seoul, South Korea, December 4-8, 2011. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 70–88.

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
Andrews R. Homewrecking Penguin Fights “Husband” Penguin For “Wife” In Graphic Video. 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. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: Education and Outreach Programs Target Safety and Consumer Issues, but Gaps in Planning and Evaluation Remain. 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
Greenhall JA. Elucidating mechanisms of accelerated neurological aging. Doctoral dissertation. University of California San Diego, 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
Palmer E, Otis J. Neediest Cases Fund Opens 105th Campaign. New York Times 2016:A30.

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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