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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Reinitz J. Turing centenary: Pattern formation. Nature 2012; 482: 464.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Cha RS, Kleckner N. ATR homolog Mec1 promotes fork progression, thus averting breaks in replication slow zones. Science 2002; 297: 602–606.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Dolan JF, Christofferson SA, Shaw JH. Recognition of paleoearthquakes on the Puente Hills blind thrust fault, California. Science 2003; 300: 115–118.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Cohen GL, Garcia J, Purdie-Vaughns V, Apfel N, Brzustoski P. Recursive processes in self-affirmation: intervening to close the minority achievement gap. Science 2009; 324: 400–403.

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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Anstädt T, Keller I, Lutz H. Intelligente Videoanalyse. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA: Weinheim, Germany, 2010.
An edited book
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Aizawa K, Nakamura Y, Satoh S (eds.). Advances in Multimedia Information Processing - PCM 2004: 5th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Tokyo, Japan, November 30 - December 3, 2004. Proceedings, Part III. Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
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Srivastava A, Klassen EP. Shapes of Planar Curves. In: Klassen EP (ed). Functional and Shape Data Analysis. Springer: New York, NY, 2016, pp 125–165.

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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Fang J. How Female Parasitoid Wasps Pick Their Caterpillar Victims. IFLScience. 2015.https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/how-female-parasitoid-wasps-pick-their-caterpillar-victims/ (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. Transportation Infrastructure: Flexibility in Federal-Aid Funding Essential to Highway Program Restructuring. U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 1990.

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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Farhad K. Development of a web-based educational resource on the most effective micronutrients in the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. 2015.

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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Erlanger S, Kanter J. Brexit Talks Stall as E.U. Presses Britain to Pay Up. New York Times. 2017; : A6.

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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