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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Gewin V (2003) Biosphere owner sues sponsor. Nature 422:461
A journal article with 2 authors
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Loreau M, Hector A (2001) Partitioning selection and complementarity in biodiversity experiments. Nature 412:72–76
A journal article with 3 authors
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Lohman DJ, Bickford D, Sodhi NS (2007) Environment. The burning issue. Science 316:376
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Lum L, Yao S, Mozer B, et al (2003) Identification of Hedgehog pathway components by RNAi in Drosophila cultured cells. Science 299:2039–2045

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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Lacava A, Bogucki J, Bedrytski A, et al (2016) Professional Scala. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Chhem RK, Hibbert KM, Deven TV (2009) Radiology Education: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
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Roberts P (2014) Changing Scholarly Lives: Neoliberalism, Discipline(s) and Educational Research. In: Reid AD, Hart EP, Peters MA (eds) A Companion to Research in Education. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp 41–45

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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Hale T (2017) Kid Working On WW2 Homework Finds Nazi Plane With Pilot’s Skeleton Inside. 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 (1994) Early Childhood Programs: Multiple Programs and Overlapping Target Groups. 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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Rouhani M (2013) Overdose prevention and naloxone distribution: A grant project. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach

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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Protess B, Silver-Greenberg J, Drucker J (2017) Regulators Review German Bank At the Center of Trump’s Finances. New York Times A1

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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