How to format your references using the Journal of Indian College of Cardiology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Indian College of Cardiology. 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
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Wadman M. Treatment: When less is more. Nature. 2015;528(7582):S126-7.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Andersson C, Read D. Group size and cultural complexity. Nature. 2014;511(7507):E1.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Chait R, Craney A, Kishony R. Antibiotic interactions that select against resistance. Nature. 2007;446(7136):668-671.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Moon K-W, Chun BS, Kim W, Qiu ZQ, Hwang C. Duffing oscillation-induced reversal of magnetic vortex core by a resonant perpendicular magnetic field. Sci Rep. 2014;4:6170.

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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Saghyan AS, Langer P. Asymmetric Synthesis of Non&;#x02010;Proteinogenic Amino Acids. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley&;#x02010;VCH Verlag GmbH &;#38; Co. KGaA; 2016.
An edited book
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Evens AM, Blum KA, eds. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Pathology, Imaging, and Current Therapy. Vol 165. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
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Creemers J. Can Hard Questions Soften Relations? In: Chapman MD, Haar M, eds. Pathways for Ecclesial Dialogue in the Twenty-First Century: Revisiting Ecumenical Method. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan US; 2016:43-55.

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 Indian College of Cardiology.

Blog post
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Davis J. New Laser Treatment Based On Deep-Sea Bacteria Effectively Treats Prostate Cancer. IFLScience.

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. Hispanic Employment Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1996.

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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Dickinson S. Best practices in integrating acquisitions. 2013.

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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Feeney K. Sip, Munch and Cheer. New York Times. February 27, 2011:NJ10.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 Indian College of Cardiology
AbbreviationJ. Ind. Coll. Cardiol.
ISSN (print)1561-8811
Scope

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