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]
Bowman JM. Chemistry. Beyond Born-Oppenheimer. Science 2008;319:40–1.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Lipinski C, Hopkins A. Navigating chemical space for biology and medicine. Nature 2004;432:855–61.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Kaiser U, Schwarz A, Wiesendanger R. Magnetic exchange force microscopy with atomic resolution. Nature 2007;446:522–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Blanchon P, Granados-Corea M, Abbey E, Braga JC, Braithwaite C, Kennedy DM, et al. Postglacial fringing-reef to barrier-reef conversion on Tahiti links Darwin’s reef types. Sci Rep 2014;4:4997.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Ramirez J. Accounting for Derivatives. Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2007.
An edited book
[1]
Dame RF, Olenin S, editors. The Comparative Roles of Suspension-Feeders in Ecosystems: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on The Comparative Roles of Suspension-Feeders in Ecosystems Nida, Lithuania 4–9 October 2003. vol. 47. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Zadok E (azi). Legislative and Ethical Questions regarding DNA and Other Forensic “Biometric” Databases. In: Kumar A, Zhang D, editors. Ethics and Policy of Biometrics: Third International Conference on Ethics and Policy of Biometrics and International Data Sharing, ICEB 2010, Hong Kong, January 4-5, 2010. Revised Papers, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010, p. 27–39.

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]
Evans K. Study Finds Link Between Gluten-Free Diet And Type 2 Diabetes Risk. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/study-finds-link-between-glutenfree-diet-and-type-2-diabetes-risk/ (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. Postsecondary Education: Student Outcomes Vary at For-Profit, Nonprofit, and Public Schools. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2011.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Henry AG. Plant foods and the dietary ecology of Neandertals and modern humans. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University, 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]
Qiu L. Democrats Are Unified, but Not Always Accurate, on Health Bill Attacks. New York Times 2017:A15.

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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