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]
Laloë F. Obituary: Jean Brossel (1918-2003). Nature 2003;422:274.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Eberly JH, Yu T. Physics. The end of an entanglement. Science 2007;316:555–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Reich DS, Mechler F, Victor JD. Independent and redundant information in nearby cortical neurons. Science 2001;294:2566–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Kowalski MP, Dubouix-Bourandy A, Bajmoczi M, Golan DE, Zaidi T, Coutinho-Sledge YS, et al. Host resistance to lung infection mediated by major vault protein in epithelial cells. Science 2007;317:130–2.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Lalanne C. Sinusoidal Vibration. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Farré J, Litovsky I, Schmitz S, editors. Implementation and Application of Automata: 10th International Conference, CIAA 2005, Sophia Antipolis, France, June 27-29, 2005, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 3845. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Christensen HI, Hager GD. Sensing and Estimation. In: Siciliano B, Khatib O, editors. Springer Handbook of Robotics, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008, p. 87–107.

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]
Luntz S. Probe Spots 101 Geysers On Icy Saturn Moon. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/space/probe-spots-101-geysers-icy-saturn-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. Issues to Be Considered During Deliberations to Reauthorize the Federal-Aid Highway Program. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1990.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
CampBell PK. Lenses of indigenous feminism: Digging up the roots of Western patriarchy in “Perma Red” and “Monkey Beach.” Doctoral dissertation. University of Arizona, 2012.

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]
Mele C, Stevens M. Bruce Hampton, 70, Jam-Band Patriarch. New York Times 2017:B14.

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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