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

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Chemotherapy. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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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Chan JCL. Comment on “Changes in tropical cyclone number, duration, and intensity in a warming environment.” Science. 2006 Mar 24;311(5768):1713; author reply 1713.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Jackson SP, Bartek J. The DNA-damage response in human biology and disease. Nature. 2009 Oct 22;461(7267):1071–8.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Naeem S, Hahn DR, Schuurman G. Producer-decomposer co-dependency influences biodiversity effects. Nature. 2000 Feb 17;403(6771):762–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Matsuura-Tokita K, Takeuchi M, Ichihara A, Mikuriya K, Nakano A. Live imaging of yeast Golgi cisternal maturation. Nature. 2006 Jun 22;441(7096):1007–10.

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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Cahill TH. Low Impact Development and Sustainable Stormwater Management. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2012.
An edited book
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Lee J, Lee MC, Liu H, Ryu J-H, editors. Intelligent Robotics and Applications: 6th International Conference, ICIRA 2013, Busan, South Korea, September 25-28, 2013, Proceedings, Part I. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013. XXVIII, 755 p. 513 illus. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 8102).
A chapter in an edited book
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Sagarin R, Pauchard A. Using All the Senses in Ecology. In: Pauchard A, editor. Observation and Ecology: Broadening the Scope of Science to Understand a Complex World. Washington, DC: Island Press/Center for Resource Economics; 2012. p. 47–61.

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 Chemotherapy.

Blog post
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Carpineti A. New Observation Of Photosynthesis Reveals How Much We Don’t Know. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016.

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. Small Business Administration: Status of Mandated Planning for Loan Monitoring System. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2000 Feb. Report No.: AIMD-00-105R.

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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Aslanyan AL. Psycho-educational group for family members of adults with a mental health diagnosis: A grant proposal [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2014.

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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Vecsey G. Sports Take Him Away; Smells Bring Him Home. New York Times. 2010 Dec 26;SP9.

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 Chemotherapy
AbbreviationJ. Chemother.
ISSN (print)1120-009X
ISSN (online)1973-9478
ScopeInfectious Diseases
Oncology
Pharmacology (medical)
Pharmacology

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