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]
Eisenstein M. Super-resolve me: from micro to nano. Nature 2015;526:459–62.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Martin T, Ruf I. Paleontology. On the mammalian ear. Science 2009;326:243–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Schall P, Weitz DA, Spaepen F. Structural rearrangements that govern flow in colloidal glasses. Science 2007;318:1895–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Le S, Chen H, Cong P, Lin J, Dröge P, Yan J. Mechanosensing of DNA bending in a single specific protein-DNA complex. Sci Rep 2013;3:3508.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Dickenson J, Freeman F, Mills CL, Sivasubramaniam S, Thode C. Molecular Pharmacology. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Horváth Z, editor. Central European Functional Programming School: First Summer School, CEFP 2005, Budapest, Hungary, July 4-15, 2005, Revised Selected Lectures. vol. 4164. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Rabinovich V, Alexandrov N. Simplified Smart Beamforming. In: Alexandrov N, editor. Antenna Arrays and Automotive Applications, New York, NY: Springer; 2013, p. 87–113.

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. Our New Anti-Earthquake Technology Could Protect Cities From Destruction. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/our-new-anti-earthquake-technology-could-protect-cities-destruction/ (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. Telecommunications: 1991 Survey of Cable Television Rates and Services. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1991.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Delmont LO. Wings pumping, wings stilled. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2012.

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]
Shear MD. How I Learned Comey Was Out. New York Times 2017:A2.

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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