How to format your references using the Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery. 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. Ensslin TA. Astronomy. Radio traces of cosmic shock waves. Science 2006;314:772–3.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Gentner TQ, Margoliash D. Neuronal populations and single cells representing learned auditory objects. Nature 2003;424:669–74.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Hayashi K, Yoshida K, Matsui Y. A histone H3 methyltransferase controls epigenetic events required for meiotic prophase. Nature 2005;438:374–8.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
1. Pah AR, Guimerà R, Mustoe AM et al. Use of a global metabolic network to curate organismal metabolic networks. Sci Rep 2013;3:1695.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Iacus SM. Option Pricing and Estimation of Financial Models with R. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2011.
An edited book
1. Kim-Prieto C ed. Religion and Spirituality Across Cultures. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Pratt LJ, Whitehead JA. Coastal Applications. In: Whitehead JA (ed.). Rotating Hydraulics: Nonlinear Topographic Effects in the Ocean and Atmosphere. New York, NY: Springer, 2007, 369–414.

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 Hip Preservation Surgery.

Blog post
1. Davis J. Chimpanzees Know Infanticide Breaks Social Norms. IFLScience 2015.

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. Air Traffic Control: Status of FAA’s Modernization Program. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Bauer SL. Work-Life Balanced Culture, Work Flexibility, and Inducements: Impact on Perceived Organizational Attractiveness and Job Pursuit Intention. 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. Corkery M. Uneven Gains For Graduates Of Walmart U. New York Times. August 8, 2017: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 Hip Preservation Surgery
AbbreviationJ. Hip Preserv. Surg.
ISSN (online)2054-8397
Scope

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