How to format your references using the Journal of NeuroInterventional surgery citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of NeuroInterventional surgery. 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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Abbott A. How to make it in Moscow. Nature 2007;448:983.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Vinnakota RK, Genov DA. Terahertz optoelectronics with surface plasmon polariton diode. Sci Rep 2014;4:4899.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Bino A, Ardon M, Shirman E. Formation of a carbon-carbon triple bond by coupling reactions in aqueous solution. Science 2005;308:234–5.
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Turner RE, Baustian JJ, Swenson EM, et al. Wetland sedimentation from hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Science 2006;314:449–52.

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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Hübschmann H-J. Handbook of GC-MS. Weinheim, Germany: : Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA 2015.
An edited book
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Lemle E. Two Bit Circus and the Future of Entertainment. Cham: : Springer International Publishing 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
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Zhang M, Yin H. Automatic Generation of Vulnerability-Specific Patches for Preventing Component Hijacking Attacks. In: Yin H, ed. Android Application Security: A Semantics and Context-Aware Approach. Cham: : Springer International Publishing 2016. 45–61.

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 NeuroInterventional surgery.

Blog post
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Andrew E. U.S. Halts Research On Viral Super-Strains, Citing Safety Concerns. IFLScience. 2014.https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/us-halts-research-viral-super-strains-citing-safety-concerns/ (accessed 30 Oct 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. Public-Safety Broadband Network: FirstNet Should Strengthen Internal Controls and Evaluate Lessons Learned. Washington, DC: : U.S. Government Printing Office 2015.

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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Primeaux SJ. The Role of Education, Empathy, and Psychological Flexibility in Implicit and Explicit Mental Health Stigma. 2014.

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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Kishkovsky S. A Treasure Is Restored, With Culture Its Bounty. New York Times. 2008;:A21.

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 NeuroInterventional surgery
AbbreviationJ. Neurointerv. Surg.
ISSN (print)1759-8478
ISSN (online)1759-8486
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Clinical Neurology
Surgery

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