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
Wouters J. Chemistry. Coming soon to a library near you? Science 2008;322:1196–8.
A journal article with 2 authors
Stebbins CE, Galán JE. Structural mimicry in bacterial virulence. Nature 2001;412:701–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
Kippenberg TJ, Holzwarth R, Diddams SA. Microresonator-based optical frequency combs. Science 2011;332:555–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Yu EW, McDermott G, Zgurskaya HI, Nikaido H, Koshland DE Jr. Structural basis of multiple drug-binding capacity of the AcrB multidrug efflux pump. Science 2003;300:976–80.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Chandler C. The Science of ADHD. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2010.
An edited book
Capano G. Changing Governance in Universities: Italian Higher Education in Comparative Perspective. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
Taivan C, José R. An Application Framework for Open Application Development and Distribution in Pervasive Display Networks. In: Meersman R, Dillon T, Herrero P, editors. On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2011 Workshops: Confederated International Workshops and Posters: EI2N+NSF ICE, ICSP+INBAST, ISDE, ORM, OTMA, SWWS+MONET+SeDeS, and VADER 2011, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, October 17-21, 2011. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 21–5.

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
Luntz S. If Color Affects Taxi Safety, Which Shade Is Safest? IFLScience 2017. (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. Surface Transportation: Issues Associated With Pipeline Regulation by the Surface Transportation Board. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1998.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Tarar WA. A New Finite Element Procedure for Fatigue Life Predictionand High Strain Rate Assessment of Cold Worked Advanced High Strength Steel. Doctoral dissertation. Ohio State 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
Marx L. That Gravy Boat Has Sailed. New York Times 2015:ST10.

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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