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]
Tsukamoto K. Oceanic biology: spawning of eels near a seamount. Nature 2006;439:929.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Peacock T, Bradley E. Applied physics. Going with (or against) the flow. Science 2008;320:1302–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Lustig RH, Schmidt LA, Brindis CD. Public health: The toxic truth about sugar. Nature 2012;482:27–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Kinoshita K, Arnal I, Desai A, Drechsel DN, Hyman AA. Reconstitution of physiological microtubule dynamics using purified components. Science 2001;294:1340–3.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Meyer MD. Transportation Planning Handbook. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Baldoni M, Son TC, Riemsdijk MB van, Winikoff M, editors. Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies VI: 6th International Workshop, DALT 2008, Estoril, Portugal, May 12, 2008, Revised Selected and Invited Papers. vol. 5397. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Harvey S, Baudet M-L. Proteomic Actions of Growth Hormone in the Nervous System. In: Clelland JD, editor. Genomics, Proteomics, and the Nervous System, New York, NY: Springer; 2011, p. 137–58.

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]
Luntz S. Mysterious South American Mounds The Work Of Earthworms. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/mysterious-south-american-mounds-work-earthworms/ (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. Federal Computer Systems Protection Act of 1978 (S. 1766). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1978.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
McCarter KM. The effect of auditory stimulation on learners with different learning styles. Doctoral dissertation. Capella University, 2008.

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]
Leland J. Ordinary People. New York Times 2017:MB8.

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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