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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Taylor WR (2000) A deeply knotted protein structure and how it might fold. Nature 406:916–919
A journal article with 2 authors
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Davies NB, Welbergen JA (2009) Social transmission of a host defense against cuckoo parasitism. Science 324:1318–1320
A journal article with 3 authors
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Gorzelak P, Głuchowski E, Salamon MA (2014) Reassessing the improbability of a muscular crinoid stem. Sci Rep 4:6049
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Schiller D, Monfils M-H, Raio CM, et al (2010) Preventing the return of fear in humans using reconsolidation update mechanisms. Nature 463:49–53

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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Beckers B, Beckers P (2014) Reconciliation of Geometry and Perception in Radiation Physics. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Mesquita M, Restivo S, D’Ambrosio U (2011) Asphalt Children and City Streets: A Life, a City and a Case Study of History, Culture, and Ethnomathematics in São Paulo. SensePublishers, Rotterdam
A chapter in an edited book
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Azócar Fernández PI, Buchroithner MF (2014) Tendencies in Contemporary Cartography. In: Buchroithner MF (ed) Paradigms in Cartography: An Epistemological Review of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 41–64

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 (2013) Traces of atmospheric water found on five exoplanets. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/space/traces-atmospheric-water-found-five-exoplanets/. 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 (1990) Highway Financing: Participating States Benefit Under Toll Facilities Pilot Program. 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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Bremond DS (2017) When women win: Prominent leadership traits that contributed to the successful election of women in California. Doctoral dissertation, Pepperdine 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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Crow BYK (2001) Dreams of a Summer Camp Take the Form of Reality. New York Times G10

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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