How to format your references using the Journal of Hematopathology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Hematopathology. 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
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Fitzgerald G (2010) Drug development needs a new brand of science. Nature 468:869
A journal article with 2 authors
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Reznick DN, Ricklefs RE (2009) Darwin’s bridge between microevolution and macroevolution. Nature 457:837–842
A journal article with 3 authors
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Zahidi EM, Oudghiri-Hassani H, McBreen PH (2001) Formation of thermally stable alkylidene layers on a catalytically active surface. Nature 409:1023–1026
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Religa P, Cao R, Religa D, et al (2013) VEGF significantly restores impaired memory behavior in Alzheimer’s mice by improvement of vascular survival. Sci Rep 3:2053

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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Candy JV (2005) Model-Based Signal Processing. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Xiao T, Zhang L, Fei M (2012) AsiaSim 2012: Asia Simulation Conference 2012, Shanghai, China, October 27-30, 2012. Proceedings, Part II. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
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Christakopoulou E, Karypis G (2014) HOSLIM: Higher-Order Sparse LInear Method for Top-N Recommender Systems. In: Tseng VS, Ho TB, Zhou Z-H, et al (eds) Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: 18th Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2014, Tainan, Taiwan, May 13-16, 2014. Proceedings, Part II. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp 38–49

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 Hematopathology.

Blog post
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Andrew E (2015) Asteroids Might Have Delivered Water To Earth. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 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
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Government Accountability Office (2003) Air Traffic Control: FAA’s Modernization Efforts--Past, Present, and Future. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

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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Rodriguez D (2017) Numerical Simulation of a Flowfield Around a Hypersonic Missile with Lateral Jets. Doctoral dissertation, Florida Atlantic University

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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Kelly C (2005) Know When to Hold ’em, Know When to Fold ’em. New York Times C5

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 Hematopathology
AbbreviationJ. Hematop.
ISSN (print)1868-9256
ISSN (online)1865-5785
ScopeHematology
Histology
Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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