How to format your references using the Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. 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]
Hovnanian JS. Let Armenia show why it’s the place for Sesame. Nature 2000;405:508.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Rikken GL, Raupach E. Enantioselective magnetochiral photochemistry. Nature 2000;405:932–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Liu L, Spasojevic S, Gurnis M. Reconstructing Farallon plate subduction beneath North America back to the Late Cretaceous. Science 2008;322:934–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Hammond SM, Boettcher S, Caudy AA, Kobayashi R, Hannon GJ. Argonaute2, a link between genetic and biochemical analyses of RNAi. Science 2001;293:1146–50.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Douglas J, Noy EA. Building Surveys and Reports. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Puglisi J, Margaris MV, editors. Biophysics and Structure to Counter Threats and Challenges. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Petri BG, Watts RJ, Tsitonaki A, Crimi M, Thomson NR, Teel AL. Fundamentals of ISCO Using Persulfate. In: Siegrist RL, Crimi M, Simpkin TJ, editors. In Situ Chemical Oxidation for Groundwater Remediation, New York, NY: Springer; 2011, p. 147–91.

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 Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases.

Blog post
[1]
O`Callaghan J. Your Google Maps Images Are About To Get A Whole Lot Better Thanks To This Satellite. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/space/google-maps-images-about-to-get-much-better-thanks-to-satellite/ (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. Navigation Systems. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1977.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Rafibakhsh N. Industrial Applications of Microsoft Xbox Kinect Sensor. Doctoral dissertation. Southern Illinois University, 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
[1]
Cheever S. ‘Why Didn’t Rebecca Stop at the Railroad Crossing?’ New York Times 2014:MM46.

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 Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases
AbbreviationJ. Clin. Tuberc. Other Mycobact. Dis.
ISSN (print)2405-5794
Scope

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