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]
Moro-Martín A. Spanish changes are scientific suicide. Nature 2012;482:277.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Ratajczak Z, Nippert JB. Comment on “Global resilience of tropical forest and savanna to critical transitions.” Science 2012;336:541; author reply 541.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Huber GW, Shabaker JW, Dumesic JA. Raney Ni-Sn catalyst for H2 production from biomass-derived hydrocarbons. Science 2003;300:2075–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Nakamura A, Kobayashi M, Kuraoka M, Yuasa K, Yugeta N, Okada T, et al. Initial pulmonary respiration causes massive diaphragm damage and hyper-CKemia in Duchenne muscular dystrophy dog. Sci Rep 2013;3:2183.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Zwecher MJ. Retirement Portfolios. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Matias Á, Nijkamp P, Sarmento M, editors. Advances in Tourism Economics: New Developments. Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag HD; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Kiayias A, Pehlivanoglu S. Trace and Revoke Schemes. In: Pehlivanoglu S, editor. Encryption for Digital Content, Boston, MA: Springer US; 2010, p. 151–69.

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]
Luntz S. Huge Meta-Study Of Vaccines Reveals No Link To Autism. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/huge-meta-study-vaccines-reveals-no-link-autism/ (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. DISH Network Complied with the Court-Appointed Special Master’s Examination of Its Compliance with the Section 119 Statutory License. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2012.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Mills Campbell D. Exploratory Inquiry: Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Reduce Resource Dependence. Doctoral dissertation. University of Phoenix, 2017.

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]
Saslow L. Loop Drawbridge to Try Car-Friendly Schedule. New York Times 2006:14LI2.

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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