How to format your references using the Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance. 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.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
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]
Abbott A. German researchers seek legal backing for stem cell work. Nature 2000;404:424.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Richardson TL, Jackson GA. Small phytoplankton and carbon export from the surface ocean. Science 2007;315:838–40.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Meier P, Finch A, Evan G. Apoptosis in development. Nature 2000;407:796–801.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Peng X, Zhou R, Wang B, Yu X, Yang X, Liu K, et al. Effect of green tea consumption on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of 13 randomized controlled trials. Sci Rep 2014;4:6251.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Machner H. Einführung in die Kern- und Elementarteilchenphysik. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2005.
An edited book
[1]
Chen W-Y, Seiner J, Suzuki T, Lackner M, editors. Handbook of Climate Change Mitigation. New York, NY: Springer US; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Dupret G, Piwowarski B. Principal Components for Automatic Term Hierarchy Building. In: Crestani F, Ferragina P, Sanderson M, editors. String Processing and Information Retrieval: 13th International Conference, SPIRE 2006, Glasgow, UK, October 11-13, 2006. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006, p. 37–48.

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 Global Antimicrobial Resistance.

Blog post
[1]
Fang J. Sea Slug Steals Photosynthesis Genes From Algae. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/sea-slug-steals-photosynthesis-genes-its-algae-meal/ (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. Smartphone Data: Information and Issues Regarding Surreptitious Tracking Apps That Can Facilitate Stalking. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2016.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Chandwasker T. Comparison of ad-hoc on demand distance vector and enhanced-ad-hoc on demand distance vector on vehicular ad-hoc networks. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2016.

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]
Koblin J, Grynbaum MM. Top Political Journalist Faces Multiple Claims of Harassment. New York Times 2017:B3.

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 Global Antimicrobial Resistance
AbbreviationJ. Glob. Antimicrob. Resist.
ISSN (print)2213-7165
Scope

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