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]
Whitney B. Astronomy. Forming massive stars. Science 2009;323:719–20.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Fraser P, Bickmore W. Nuclear organization of the genome and the potential for gene regulation. Nature 2007;447:413–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Touboul M, Puchtel IS, Walker RJ. Tungsten isotopic evidence for disproportional late accretion to the Earth and Moon. Nature 2015;520:530–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Chakraborty S, Ji H, Chen J, Gersbach CA, Leong KW. Vector modifications to eliminate transposase expression following piggyBac-mediated transgenesis. Sci Rep 2014;4:7403.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Islam MR, Islam JS, Zatzman GM, Mughal MAH, Rahman MS. The Greening of Pharmaceutical Engineering. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley &;#38; Sons, Inc.; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Syed KT, editor. Through White Noise: Autonarrative Exploration of Racism, Discrimination, and the Doorways to Academic Citizenship in Canada. vol. 87. Rotterdam: SensePublishers; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Cangussu JW, Cooper KC, Wong EW. Multi Criteria Selection of Components Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process. In: Gorton I, Heineman GT, Crnković I, Schmidt HW, Stafford JA, Szyperski C, et al., editors. Component-Based Software Engineering: 9th International Symposium, CBSE 2006, Västerås, Sweden, June 29 - July 1, 2006. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006, p. 67–81.

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]
Luntz S. The Year You Were Born Determines Which Strains Of Flu You’re Vulnerable To. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/the-year-you-were-born-determines-which-strains-of-flu-youre-vulnerable-to/ (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. Space Shuttle: NASA’s Major Changes to Flight Hardware. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1988.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Connelly J. A tradition of excellence transitions to the 21 st century: Hungarian mathematics education, 1988-2008. Doctoral dissertation. Columbia University, 2010.

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]
Williams J. New Life for an Immortal Story. New York Times 2017:BR4.

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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