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]
Carroll SB. Genetics and the making of Homo sapiens. Nature 2003;422:849–57.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Tozer S, Morin X. Neuroscience. Young neurons sever ties to the parental niche. Science 2014;343:146–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Matter N, Herrlich P, König H. Signal-dependent regulation of splicing via phosphorylation of Sam68. Nature 2002;420:691–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Coudreuse DYM, Roël G, Betist MC, Destrée O, Korswagen HC. Wnt gradient formation requires retromer function in Wnt-producing cells. Science 2006;312:921–4.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Joglekar AM. Industrial Statistics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Buonocore G, Bracci R, Weindling M, editors. Neonatology: A Practical Approach to Neonatal Diseases. Milano: Springer; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Zhou J, Luo Z, Zhu Y, Fang M. Mercury Speciation Transformation During Coal Combustion. In: Luo Z, Zhu Y, Fang M, editors. Mercury Emission and its Control in Chinese Coal-Fired Power Plants, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013, p. 29–104.

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]
Andrew E. IED Blasts Leave Lasting Damage On The Brains of Survivors. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/brain/ied-blasts-leave-lasting-damage-brains-survivors/ (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. Opportunities Still Exist To Better Use the Mint’s Data Processing Center. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1981.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Cinquemani S. Fostering New Spaces: Challenging Dominant Constructions of Power and Knowledge in Early Childhood Art Education. Doctoral dissertation. University of Arizona, 2017.

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]
Gustines GG. From ‘Rocket Girl’ to Karaoke Superstar. New York Times 2015:MB2.

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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