How to format your references using the Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction. 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]
Urban KW. Studying atomic structures by aberration-corrected transmission electron microscopy. Science 2008;321:506–10.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Rioux JD, Abbas AK. Paths to understanding the genetic basis of autoimmune disease. Nature 2005;435:584–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Yonekura K, Maki-Yonekura S, Namba K. Complete atomic model of the bacterial flagellar filament by electron cryomicroscopy. Nature 2003;424:643–50.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Bozovic I, Logvenov G, Verhoeven MAJ, Caputo P, Goldobin E, Geballe TH. No mixing of superconductivity and antiferromagnetism in a high-temperature superconductor. Nature 2003;422:873–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Savaux V, Louët Y. MMSE-Based Algorithm for Joint Signal Detection, Channel and Noise Variance Estimation for OFDM Systems. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Sidorenko A, editor. Fundamentals of Superconducting Nanoelectronics. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Goertzel B, Geisweiller N, Coelho L, Janicic P, Pennachin C. Temporal Reasoning. In: Geisweiller N, Coelho L, Janičić P, Pennachin C, editors. Real-World Reasoning: Toward Scalable, Uncertain Spatiotemporal, Contextual and Causal Inference, Paris: Atlantis Press; 2011, p. 79–97.

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 Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction.

Blog post
[1]
Fang J. 3D Printed Device Detoxifies Blood Like a Liver. IFLScience 2014.

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. Geographic Information System: Forest Service Not Ready to Acquire Nationwide System. 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]
Rivera C. The Role of Privacy, Brand Labeling, and Cost on Condom Procurement: Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Assess a University Policy. Doctoral dissertation. University of Louisiana, 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]
Williams J. Faye Redux. New York Times 2017:BR4.

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 Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction
ISSN (print)2468-7847
Scope

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