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

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Chemometrics. 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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Crutzen PJ. Geology of mankind. Nature. 2002;415(6867):23.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Postma E, van Noordwijk AJ. Gene flow maintains a large genetic difference in clutch size at a small spatial scale. Nature. 2005;433(7021):65-68.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Alexandre C, Baena-Lopez A, Vincent J-P. Patterning and growth control by membrane-tethered Wingless. Nature. 2014;505(7482):180-185.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Waller RF, Keeling PJ, van Dooren GG, McFadden GI. Comment on “A green algal apicoplast ancestor.” Science. 2003;301(5629):49; author reply 49.

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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Stull C, Myers P, Scott DM. Tuned In. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2008.
An edited book
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Hoffmann MHG, Lenhard J, Seeger F, eds. Activity and Sign: Grounding Mathematics Education. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
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Hall RL. On the Move: Exercise, Leisure Activities, and Midlife Women. In: Muhlbauer V, Chrisler JC, eds. Women Over 50: Psychological Perspectives. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2007:79-94.

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 Chemometrics.

Blog post
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Taub B. Global Ecosystems At Risk Of Failing As Biodiversity Falls Below Safety Limit, Scientists Warn. IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/global-ecosystems-at-risk-of-failing-as-biodiversity-falls-below-safety-limit-scientists-warn/. Published July 15, 2016. 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
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Government Accountability Office. Qualifying for Federal Funding of Tribally Controlled Community Colleges. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1981.

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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Guzman F. Terra Forming with You and Me. 2013.

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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Hubbard B, Erdbrink T. Siding With the Saudis. New York Times. May 22, 2017:A1.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 Chemometrics
AbbreviationJ. Chemom.
ISSN (print)0886-9383
ISSN (online)1099-128X
ScopeAnalytical Chemistry
Applied Mathematics

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