How to format your references using the Journal des Anti-infectieux citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal des Anti-infectieux. 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
[1]
Konacki M. An extrasolar giant planet in a close triple-star system. Nature 2005;436:230–3.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Falzarano D, Feldmann H. Virology. Delineating Ebola entry. Science 2015;347:947–8.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Fujisawa K, Wrana JL, Culotti JG. The slit receptor EVA-1 coactivates a SAX-3/Robo mediated guidance signal in C. elegans. Science 2007;317:1934–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Loewen CJR, Gaspar ML, Jesch SA, Delon C, Ktistakis NT, Henry SA, et al. Phospholipid metabolism regulated by a transcription factor sensing phosphatidic acid. Science 2004;304:1644–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Alacoque JC. Direct Eigen Control for Induction Machines and Synchronous Motors. Chichester, UK: A John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Bauche J. Atomic Properties in Hot Plasmas: From Levels to Superconfigurations. 1st ed. 2015. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Rissanen J. Optimal Estimation. In: Elomaa T, Hollmén J, Mannila H, editors. Discovery Science: 14th International Conference, DS 2011, Espoo, Finland, October 5-7, 2011. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 30–30.

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 des Anti-infectieux.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. New Device Could Help Gunshot Victims In Seconds. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/new-device-could-help-gunshot-victims-seconds/ (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. Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers: Flexible Approach to Approving Demonstrations Could Increase Federal Costs. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1995.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Donohue J. Resolving Past Liabilities for Future Reduction in Greenhouse Gases; Nuclear Energy and the Outstanding Federal Liability of Spent Nuclear Fuel. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University, 2010.

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]
Williams J. Backstage With Van Halen. New York Times 2017:BR4.

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 des Anti-infectieux
ISSN (print)2210-6545
ScopeInfectious Diseases
Pharmacology (medical)

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