How to format your references using the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 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
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Gupta S. A victim of truth. Nature 2000; 407: 677.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Flatt T, Promislow DEL. Physiology. Still pondering an age-old question. Science 2007; 318: 1255–1256.
A journal article with 3 authors
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West-Eberhard MJ, Smith JAC, Winter K. Plant science. Photosynthesis, reorganized. Science 2011; 332: 311–312.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Yin J, Han X, Cao Y, Lu C. Surface wrinkling on polydimethylsiloxane microspheres via wet surface chemical oxidation. Sci Rep 2014; 4: 5710.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Boxer H. Profitable Day and Swing Trading. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2014.
An edited book
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Junk WJ, Piedade MTF, Wittmann F, Schöngart J, Parolin P (eds.). Amazonian Floodplain Forests: Ecophysiology, Biodiversity and Sustainable Management. Springer Netherlands: Dordrecht, 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
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Mandl C, Hauser M, Mandl H. Interdependency of Meetings and Organizations. In: Hauser M, Mandl H (eds). The Co-creative Meeting: Practicing Consensual Effectivity in Organizations. Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, 2013, pp 21–27.

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 Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology.

Blog post
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Andrew E. How The Science Of Human Behavior Is Beginning To Reshape The US Government. IFLScience. 2015.https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/how-science-human-behavior-beginning-reshape-us-government/ (accessed 30 Oct2018).

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
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Government Accountability Office. Performance Management in Higher Education. U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 1976.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Chavez TM. A quasi-experimental study of the relationship between school structure and student outcomes. 2008.

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
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Wines M, Bosman J. A ‘Passionate’ Seeker of Voter Fraud in Kansas Gets a National Soapbox. New York Times. 2017; : A12.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
AbbreviationJ. Expo. Sci. Environ. Epidemiol.
ISSN (print)1559-0631
ISSN (online)1559-064X
ScopePollution
Epidemiology
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Toxicology

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