How to format your references using the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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]
Roberts L. HIV/AIDS in America. Introduction. Science 2012;337:167.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Morehouse NI, Rutowski RL. Comment on “Floral iridescence, produced by diffractive optics, acts as a cue for animal pollinators.” Science 2009;325:1072; author reply 1072.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Michael HA, Mulligan AE, Harvey CF. Seasonal oscillations in water exchange between aquifers and the coastal ocean. Nature 2005;436:1145–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Tanaka M, Collins SR, Toyama BH, Weissman JS. The physical basis of how prion conformations determine strain phenotypes. Nature 2006;442:585–9.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Reiss E, Shadomy HJ, Lyon GM III. Fundamental Medical Mycology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Korakis T, Zink M, Ott M, editors. Testbeds and Research Infrastructure. Development of Networks and Communities: 8th International ICST Conference, TridentCom 2012, Thessanoliki, Greece, June 11-13, 2012, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 44. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Taylor-Clark T. Histamine in Allergic Rhinitis. In: Thurmond RL, editor. Histamine in Inflammation, Boston, MA: Springer US; 2010, p. 33–41.

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 Equine Veterinary Science.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Clues About Black Hole Formation Found in Massive Stellar Explosion. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/space/clues-about-black-hole-formation-found-massive-stellar-explosion/ (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. Library of Congress: Strong Leadership Needed to Address Serious Information Technology Management Weaknesses. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2015.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Pincolini R. Latchkey girls. 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]
Walsh MW. A Path Is Sought for States To Escape Debt Burdens. New York Times 2011:A1.

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 Equine Veterinary Science
AbbreviationJ. Equine Vet. Sci.
ISSN (print)0737-0806
ScopeEquine

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