How to format your references using the Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health. 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]
Ballentine CJ. Geochemistry. Tiny tracers tell tall tales. Science 2002;296:1247–8.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Nishimura M, Somerville S. Plant biology. Resisting attack. Science 2002;295:2032–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Libby P, Ridker PM, Hansson GK. Progress and challenges in translating the biology of atherosclerosis. Nature 2011;473:317–25.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Garzione CN, Hoke GD, Libarkin JC, Withers S, MacFadden B, Eiler J, et al. Rise of the Andes. Science 2008;320:1304–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Furmston M. Powell-Smith & Furmston’s Building Contract Casebook. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing; 2008.
An edited book
[1]
Celikyilmaz A. Modeling Uncertainty with Fuzzy Logic: With Recent Theory and Applications. vol. 240. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Zuckerman G. Generalized Harish-Chandra Modules. In: Joseph A, Melnikov A, Penkov I, editors. Highlights in Lie Algebraic Methods, Boston, MA: Birkhäuser; 2012, p. 123–43.

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 Epidemiology and Global Health.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew D. Awesome Science Parody Of Taylor Swift Song. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/science-does-taylor-swift/ (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. NASA Contract Management: Improving the Use of DCAA’s Auditing Services. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1994.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Stefania S. From Italian American Icon to Working Class Hero: Perspectives on Pietro di Donato’s “Christ in Concrete.” Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2017.

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]
Vecsey G. On the Streets of New York, Cheers for the World. New York Times 2010:D3.

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 Epidemiology and Global Health
AbbreviationJ. Epidemiol. Glob. Health
ISSN (print)2210-6006
ScopeEpidemiology

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