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]
Kump LR. Reducing uncertainty about carbon dioxide as a climate driver. Nature 2002;419:188–90.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Bercovici D, Karato S-I. Whole-mantle convection and the transition-zone water filter. Nature 2003;425:39–44.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Egholm DL, Knudsen MF, Sandiford M. Lifespan of mountain ranges scaled by feedbacks between landsliding and erosion by rivers. Nature 2013;498:475–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Anderson GG, Palermo JJ, Schilling JD, Roth R, Heuser J, Hultgren SJ. Intracellular bacterial biofilm-like pods in urinary tract infections. Science 2003;301:105–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Baldi P, Frasconi P, Smyth P. Modeling the Internet and the Web: Probabilistic Methods and Algorithms. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2002.
An edited book
[1]
O’Toole J. Drama and Curriculum: A Giant at the Door. vol. 6. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Lee KW, Yau JXR, Said N, Yoon SJ, Tan CK, Nguyen LV, et al. Designing a Collaborative Malaysian-Vietnamese Online Writing Project: A Design-Based Research. In: Luaran JE, Sardi J, Aziz A, Alias NA, editors. Envisioning the Future of Online Learning: Selected Papers from the International Conference on e-Learning 2015, Singapore: Springer; 2016, p. 53–67.

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]
O`Callaghan J. SpaceX Plans To Return To Flight In January, Not December. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/space/spacex-plans-to-return-to-flight-in-january-not-december/ (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. Global Positioning System: Significant Challenges in Sustaining and Upgrading Widely Used Capabilities. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2009.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Werbeck K-U. From rubble to revolutions and raves: Literary interrogations of German media ecologies. Doctoral dissertation. University of North Carolina, 2012.

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]
Koblin J. Trump’s Address Attracts 48 Million Viewers. New York Times 2017:B2.

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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