How to format your references using the Journal of Biorheology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Biorheology. 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. Hunt JH. Ecology. Cryptic herbivores of the rainforest canopy. Science. 2003;300:916–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Schirle NT, MacRae IJ. The crystal structure of human Argonaute2. Science. 2012;336:1037–40.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Bradshaw D, Warren JE, Rosseinsky MJ. Reversible concerted ligand substitution at alternating metal sites in an extended solid. Science. 2007;315:977–80.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Kadokura H, Tian H, Zander T, Bardwell JCA, Beckwith J. Snapshots of DsbA in action: detection of proteins in the process of oxidative folding. Science. 2004;303:534–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Zhang B, Qiu D. Sneak Circuits of Power Electronic Converters. Singapore: John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd; 2014.
An edited book
1. Holcman D. Stochastic Narrow Escape in Molecular and Cellular Biology: Analysis and Applications. Schuss Z, editor. New York, NY: Springer; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Cvetkovic D, Abdullah H, Chaparro-Vargas R. A Review of Methods to Characterize and Classify Sleep, Depression and Schizophrenia Disorders. In: Adibi S, editor. Mobile Health: A Technology Road Map. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 77–99.

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 of Biorheology.

Blog post
1. Andrew E. World’s First Genetically Modified Human Embryo Raises Ethical Concerns. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015.

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. Coordinating and Linking Programs Directed Toward Increasing the Numbers of Minority and Disadvantaged Individuals in the Health Professions. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1981 May. Report No.: HRD-81-87.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Peters B. From Cybernetics to Cyber Networks: Norbert Wiener, the Soviet Internet, and the Cold War Dawn of Information Universalism [Doctoral dissertation]. [New York, NY]: Columbia 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. Barron J. Owner of Brooklyn Brownstone Sees Herself Caught in Airbnb Crossfire. New York Times. 2016 Nov 26;A19.

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 of Biorheology
ISSN (print)1867-0466
ISSN (online)1867-0474
Scope

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