How to format your references using the Journal of Manufacturing Processes citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Manufacturing Processes. 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]
Sanchez PA. A smarter way to combat hunger. Nature 2009;458:148.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Thompson H, Tucker AS. Dual origin of the epithelium of the mammalian middle ear. Science 2013;339:1453–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Kayukawa T, Tateishi K, Shinoda T. Establishment of a versatile cell line for juvenile hormone signaling analysis in Tribolium castaneum. Sci Rep 2013;3:1570.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Seidler RD, Purushotham A, Kim S-G, Uğurbil K, Willingham D, Ashe J. Cerebellum activation associated with performance change but not motor learning. Science 2002;296:2043–6.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Devolder P, Janssen J, Manca R. Stochastic Methods for Pension Funds. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Lasek W. Interleukin 12: Antitumor Activity and Immunotherapeutic Potential in Oncology. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Li J, Chen J, Wang S. Dynamic Inventory Management with Short-Term Financing. In: Chen J, Wang S, editors. Risk Management of Supply and Cash Flows in Supply Chains, New York, NY: Springer; 2011, p. 127–48.

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 Processes.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. “Diamond” Planets May Be More Abundant Than Predicted. IFLScience 2014.

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. Student Loans: Potential Effects of Raising Statutory Audit Threshold. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1997.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Wilson BR. A correlational study: Parental involvement to student achievement in public education. Doctoral dissertation. Lindenwood University, 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
[1]
Baker L. Developers Cater to Two-Wheeled Traffic in Portland, Ore. New York Times 2011:B6.

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 Processes
AbbreviationJ. Manuf. Process.
ISSN (print)1526-6125
ScopeStrategy and Management
Management Science and Operations Research
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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