How to format your references using the Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions. 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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Stock JM. Geochemistry. The Hawaiian-Emperor bend: older than expected. Science. 2006 Sep 1;313(5791):1250–1.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Rolston SL, Phillips WD. Nonlinear and quantum atom optics. Nature. 2002 Mar 14;416(6877):219–24.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Long SB, Casey PJ, Beese LS. Reaction path of protein farnesyltransferase at atomic resolution. Nature. 2002 Oct 10;419(6907):645–50.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Krinos CM, Coyne MJ, Weinacht KG, Tzianabos AO, Kasper DL, Comstock LE. Extensive surface diversity of a commensal microorganism by multiple DNA inversions. Nature. 2001 Nov 29;414(6863):555–8.

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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Bâzu M, Băjenescu T. Failure Analysis. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2011.
An edited book
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Johannesson P, Lee ML, Liddle SW, Opdahl AL, Pastor López Ó, editors. Conceptual Modeling: 34th International Conference, ER 2015, Stockholm, Sweden, October 19-22, 2015, Proceedings. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. XXI, 614 p. 187 illus. in color. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 9381).
A chapter in an edited book
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Anisimov MA. Coupled ordering in soft matter: competition of mesoscales and dynamics of coupled fluctuations. In: Rzoska SJ, Mazur VA, editors. Soft Matter under Exogenic Impacts. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2007. p. 75–90. (NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).

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 Educational Evaluation for Health Professions.

Blog post
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Taub B. Meditation And Vacations Can Alter Your Gene Expression To Protect Against Aging. 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. National Highway System: Refinements Would Strengthen the System. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1994 Jul. Report No.: T-RCED-94-266.

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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Boyer TH. Removal of natural organic matter by anion exchange: Multiscale experimentation and mathematical modeling [Doctoral dissertation]. [Chapel Hill, NC]: University of North Carolina; 2008.

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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Card J. A River With Too Many Fish. New York Times. 2017 Jan 24;TR10.

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 Educational Evaluation for Health Professions
AbbreviationJ. Educ. Eval. Health Prof.
ISSN (online)1975-5937
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