How to format your references using the Journal des Maladies Vasculaires citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal des Maladies Vasculaires. 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]
Zeilinger A. The message of the quantum. Nature 2005;438:743.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Miller AN, Long SB. Crystal structure of the human two-pore domain potassium channel K2P1. Science 2012;335:432–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
West S, Gromak N, Proudfoot NJ. Human 5’ --> 3’ exonuclease Xrn2 promotes transcription termination at co-transcriptional cleavage sites. Nature 2004;432:522–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Hartogh P, Lis DC, Bockelée-Morvan D, de Val-Borro M, Biver N, Küppers M, et al. Ocean-like water in the Jupiter-family comet 103P/Hartley 2. Nature 2011;478:218–20.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
The Family Firm Institute, Inc. Family Enterprise. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Jonkman MF, editor. Autoimmune Bullous Diseases: Text and Review. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Bothma FC, Roodt G, van de Bunt-Kokhuis S. Subjective and Objective Work-Based Identity Consequences. In: Jansen PGW, Roodt G, editors. Conceptualising and Measuring Work Identity: South-African Perspectives and Findings, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2015, p. 117–47.

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 Maladies Vasculaires.

Blog post
[1]
Taub B. More American Grandparents Are Using Marijuana Than Ever Before. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/more-american-grandparents-using-marijuana-ever-before/ (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. Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Much Biomedical Equipment Status Information Available, Yet Concerns Remain. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1999.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Carver JR. CMO: Chief Marketing Officer or chief “marginalized” officer. Doctoral dissertation. University of Arizona, 2009.

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]
Belson K, Pilon M. Marathon Is Set to Go On, Stirring Debate. New York Times 2012:B11.

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 Maladies Vasculaires
AbbreviationJ. Mal. Vasc.
ISSN (print)0398-0499
ScopeCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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