How to format your references using the Journal of Building Pathology and Rehabilitation citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Building Pathology and Rehabilitation. 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
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Scanlon JD (2006) Skull of the large non-macrostomatan snake Yurlunggur from the Australian Oligo-Miocene. Nature 439:839–842
A journal article with 2 authors
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Fedoroff N, Fontana W (2002) Genetic networks. Small numbers of big molecules. Science 297:1129–1131
A journal article with 3 authors
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Behie SW, Zelisko PM, Bidochka MJ (2012) Endophytic insect-parasitic fungi translocate nitrogen directly from insects to plants. Science 336:1576–1577
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Pawłowski M, Paterek T, Kaszlikowski D, et al (2009) Information causality as a physical principle. Nature 461:1101–1104

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Sedivy J, Carlson G (2011) Sold on Language. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK
An edited book
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Bahsoun W, Bose C, Froyland G (2014) Ergodic Theory, Open Dynamics, and Coherent Structures. Springer, New York, NY
A chapter in an edited book
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Pérez JPA, Pueyo SC, López BC (2011) AGC Systems. In: Pueyo SC, López BC (eds) Automatic Gain Control: Techniques and Architectures for RF Receivers. Springer, New York, NY, pp 87–115

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 Building Pathology and Rehabilitation.

Blog post
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Fang J (2015) 2,000-Year-Old Burial Site Contained Bobcat Kitten Wearing a Necklace. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/2000-year-old-burial-site-contained-bobcat-kitten-wearing-necklace/. Accessed 30 Oct 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
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Government Accountability Office (1992) The United States in Europe: Staying the Course to Win the Peace. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Cooper EA (2009) Missouri elementary teacher certification programs and the education provided on how boys and girls learn differently. Doctoral dissertation, Lindenwood University

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
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Mueller B (2015) Bible Study Group Devolved Into a Lethal Sect. New York Times A1

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 Building Pathology and Rehabilitation
AbbreviationJ. Build. Pathol. Rehabil.
ISSN (print)2365-3159
ISSN (online)2365-3167
Scope

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