How to format your references using the Journal of Neuroradiology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Neuroradiology. 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
[1]
Grimes RN. William Nunn Lipscomb Jr (1919-2011). Nature 2011;473:286.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Rossky PJ, Walker GC. Retrospective. Paul F. Barbara (1953-2010). Science 2010;330:1191.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Nudleman E, Wall D, Kaiser D. Cell-to-cell transfer of bacterial outer membrane lipoproteins. Science 2005;309:125–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Min J, Vonesch C, Kirshner H, Carlini L, Olivier N, Holden S, et al. FALCON: fast and unbiased reconstruction of high-density super-resolution microscopy data. Sci Rep 2014;4:4577.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Spiegel R. Psychopharmacology. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2005.
An edited book
[1]
Nguyen NT, Blackstone RP, Morton JM, Ponce J, Rosenthal RJ, editors. The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 1: Bariatric Surgery. New York, NY: Springer; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Eiholzer U, Lee PDK. Medical Considerations in Prader-Willi Syndrome. In: Butler MG, Lee PDK, Whitman BY, editors. Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome, New York, NY: Springer; 2006, p. 97–152.

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 Neuroradiology.

Blog post
[1]
Fang J. Researchers Can’t Figure Out Why This Bird Flies Across the Entire Pacific Ocean And Back. IFLScience 2015.

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. Effects of Airline Entry Barriers on Fares. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1990.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Denno D. Multiple paths to first grade: A comparison of child, parent, and early education variables associated with multiple year kindergarten experiences. Doctoral dissertation. University of Cincinnati, 2010.

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]
Koblin J. A Show That Scares With Politics, Not Just Killer Clowns. New York Times 2017:B3.

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 Neuroradiology
AbbreviationJ. Neuroradiol.
ISSN (print)0150-9861
ScopeClinical Neurology
Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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