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]
Bohannon J. The Gonzo Scientist. Gourmet food, served by dogs. Science 2009;323:1006.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Osborn TJ, Briffa KR. Climate. The real color of climate change? Science 2004;306:621–2.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Leung AKW, Nagai K, Li J. Structure of the spliceosomal U4 snRNP core domain and its implication for snRNP biogenesis. Nature 2011;473:536–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Schenkl S, van Mourik F, van der Zwan G, Haacke S, Chergui M. Probing the ultrafast charge translocation of photoexcited retinal in bacteriorhodopsin. Science 2005;309:917–20.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Diab WW, Frazier HM. Ethernet in the First Mile. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Stephens FO. Basics of Oncology. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Chatain T, Haar S. A Canonical Contraction for Safe Petri Nets. In: Koutny M, Haddad S, Yakovlev A, editors. Transactions on Petri Nets and Other Models of Concurrency IX, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2014, p. 83–98.

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]
Carpineti A. First Results From The Chinese UV Telescope On The Moon. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/space/first-results-chinese-uv-telescope-moon/ (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. Federal Family Education Loan Program: Statutory and Regulatory Changes Could Avert Billions in Unnecessary Federal Subsidy Payments. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2004.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Tsai H-Y. Elucidating the Role of Protein Cofactors in RNA Catalysis Using Ribonuclease P as the Model System. Doctoral dissertation. Ohio State University, 2006.

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]
Murphy MJO. Looking Back (and Learning From) ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show.’ New York Times 2016:C22.

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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