How to format your references using the Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing. 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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Martin, K. Vernon B. Mountcastle (1918-2015). Nature 2015, 518, 304.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Frey, B.J.; Dueck, D. Clustering by passing messages between data points. Science 2007, 315, 972–976.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Wang, X.; Rickert, M.; Garcia, K.C. Structure of the quaternary complex of interleukin-2 with its alpha, beta, and gammac receptors. Science 2005, 310, 1159–1163.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Wilde, S.A.; Valley, J.W.; Peck, W.H.; Graham, C.M. Evidence from detrital zircons for the existence of continental crust and oceans on the Earth 4.4 Gyr ago. Nature 2001, 409, 175–178.

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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Shapiro, I.M. Energy Audits and Improvements for Commercial Buildings; John Wiley & Sons, Inc: Hoboken, NJ, 2016; ISBN 9781119174851.
An edited book
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Colloid Process Engineering; Kind, M., Peukert, W., Rehage, H., Schuchmann, H.P., Eds.; Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2015; ISBN 9783319151281.
A chapter in an edited book
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Grizzle, W.E.; Zhang, H.-G. The Effects of Exosomes and Related Vesicles on Cancer Development, Progression, and Dissemination. In Emerging Concepts of Tumor Exosome–Mediated Cell-Cell Communication; Zhang, H.-G., Ed.; Springer: New York, NY, 2013; pp. 107–129 ISBN 9781461436966.

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 Manufacturing and Materials Processing.

Blog post
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Carpineti, A. This Water-Powered CubeSat Might Be Sent To The Moon (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 Intellectual Property: Key Processes for Managing Patent Automation Strategy Need Stengthening; U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 2005;

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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Buzinski, P. Exploring job satisfaction of long-term virtual employees. Doctoral dissertation, University of Phoenix: Phoenix, AZ, 2009.

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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Williams, J. One Book, One City. New York Times 2017, C2.

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 Manufacturing and Materials Processing
AbbreviationJ. Manuf. Mater. Process.
ISSN (online)2504-4494
Scope

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