How to format your references using the Journal of Infection and Public Health citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Infection and Public Health. 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
[1]
Ricklefs RE. Cladogenesis and morphological diversification in passerine birds. Nature 2004;430:338–41.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Vukmirovic OG, Tilghman SM. Exploring genome space. Nature 2000;405:820–2.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Spandler C, O’Neill HSC, Kamenetsky VS. Survival times of anomalous melt inclusions from element diffusion in olivine and chromite. Nature 2007;447:303–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Miaudet P, Derré A, Maugey M, Zakri C, Piccione PM, Inoubli R, et al. Shape and temperature memory of nanocomposites with broadened glass transition. Science 2007;318:1294–6.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Breitmaier E. Vom NMR-Spektrum zur Strukturformel organischer Verbindungen. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2005.
An edited book
[1]
Bouhafs F. Communication Challenges and Solutions in the Smart Grid. New York, NY: Springer; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Mielke A. Variational Approaches and Methods for Dissipative Material Models with Multiple Scales. In: Conti S, Hackl K, editors. Analysis and Computation of Microstructure in Finite Plasticity, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015, p. 125–55.

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 Infection and Public Health.

Blog post
[1]
Luntz S. How To Get That Last Drop Of Shampoo Out Of The Bottle. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/how-to-get-that-last-drop-of-shampoo-out-of-the-bottle/ (accessed October 30, 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
[1]
Government Accountability Office. Pipeline Safety: The Office of Pipeline Safety Is Changing How It Oversees the Pipeline Industry. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2000.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Chen G. Essays On Using Weather Derivatives In Dairy Production. Doctoral dissertation. Ohio State University, 2005.

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]
Billard M. Nothing Up His Sleeve, but on It. New York Times 2010:E6.

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 Infection and Public Health
AbbreviationJ. Infect. Public Health
ISSN (print)1876-0341
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Infectious Diseases
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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