How to format your references using the Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials. 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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Smaglik P (2005) Breaking the bottleneck. Nature 434:1047
A journal article with 2 authors
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Cook EH Jr, Scherer SW (2008) Copy-number variations associated with neuropsychiatric conditions. Nature 455:919–923
A journal article with 3 authors
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Domínguez-García V, Pigolotti S, Muñoz MA (2014) Inherent directionality explains the lack of feedback loops in empirical networks. Sci Rep 4:7497
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Grafton RQ, Williams J, Perry CJ, et al (2018) The paradox of irrigation efficiency. Science 361:748–750

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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Bech S, Zacharov N (2006) Perceptual Audio Evaluation-Theory, Method and Application. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK
An edited book
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Herrmann HC (2005) Interventional Cardiology: Percutaneous Noncoronary Intervention. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
A chapter in an edited book
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Muñoz JJ, Rabiei N, Lyamin A, Huerta A (2014) Computation of Bounds for Anchor Problems in Limit Analysis and Decomposition Techniques. In: Spiliopoulos K, Weichert D (eds) Direct Methods for Limit States in Structures and Materials. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp 79–99

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 Dynamic Behavior of Materials.

Blog post
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Andrew E (2014) Rocks Formed From Plastic Found On Beach. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/rocks-formed-plastic-found-beach/. 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 (1998) Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Actions Needed on Electronic Data Exchanges. 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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Du L (2012) Economic model for vehicle ownership quota policy analysis. Doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park

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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(nyt) SK (2002) World Briefing | Europe: Estonia: New Prime Minister. New York Times A7

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 Dynamic Behavior of Materials
AbbreviationJ. Dyn. Behav. Mater.
ISSN (print)2199-7446
ISSN (online)2199-7454
Scope

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