How to format your references using the Journal of Intelligence citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Intelligence. 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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Bevan, M.J. Immunology. The cutting edge of T cell selection. Science 2007, 316, 1291–1292.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Pfeiffer, B.E.; Foster, D.J. PLACE CELLS. Autoassociative dynamics in the generation of sequences of hippocampal place cells. Science 2015, 349, 180–183.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Hsiang, S.M.; Burke, M.; Miguel, E. Quantifying the influence of climate on human conflict. Science 2013, 341, 1235367.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Mangeat, B.; Turelli, P.; Caron, G.; Friedli, M.; Perrin, L.; Trono, D. Broad antiretroviral defence by human APOBEC3G through lethal editing of nascent reverse transcripts. Nature 2003, 424, 99–103.

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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Andresen, R.; Oades, L.G.; Caputi, P. Psychological Recovery; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK, 2011; ISBN 9781119975182.
An edited book
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Handbook of Psychocardiology; Alvarenga, M.E., Byrne, D., Eds.; Springer: Singapore, 2016; ISBN 9789812872050.
A chapter in an edited book
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Koge, H.; Ito, Y.; Nakano, K. A GPU Implementation of Clipping-Free Halftoning Using the Direct Binary Search. In Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing: 14th International Conference, ICA3PP 2014, Dalian, China, August 24-27, 2014. Proceedings, Part I; Sun, X.-H., Qu, W., Stojmenovic, I., Zhou, W., Li, Z., Guo, H., Min, G., Yang, T., Wu, Y., Liu, L., Eds.; Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2014; pp. 57–70 ISBN 9783319111964.

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 Intelligence.

Blog post
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Andrew, E. Here’s What Your House Dust Reveals About You (accessed on Oct 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
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Government Accountability Office Federal Advisory Groups: DOT and DOE Can Take Steps to Better Assess Duplication Risk and Enhance Usefulness; U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 2012;

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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Abedin, G. Exploring the potential of art-based education for adolescents with learning disabilities: A case study of engagement in learning through the arts. Doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park: College Park, MD, 2010.

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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Barron, J. A Solution to Subway Delays Caused by Crowding? More Standing Room. New York Times 2017, A22.

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 Intelligence
AbbreviationJ. Intell.
ISSN (online)2079-3200
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