How to format your references using the Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. 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
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Mesirov JP. Computer science. Accessible reproducible research. Science. 2010;327(5964):415-416.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Côté IM, Reynolds JD. Conservation biology. Predictive ecology to the rescue? Science. 2002;298(5596):1181-1182.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Bloom JD, Gong LI, Baltimore D. Permissive secondary mutations enable the evolution of influenza oseltamivir resistance. Science. 2010;328(5983):1272-1275.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Mobbs D, Yu R, Meyer M, et al. A key role for similarity in vicarious reward. Science. 2009;324(5929):900.

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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McDonald AG, Magande HL. Introduction to Thermo-Fluids Systems Design. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
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Monaghan J. Tools and Mathematics. Vol 110. (Trouche L, Borwein JM, eds.). Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
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Fratantonio Y, Kruegel C, Vigna G. Shellzer: A Tool for the Dynamic Analysis of Malicious Shellcode. In: Sommer R, Balzarotti D, Maier G, eds. Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection: 14th International Symposium, RAID 2011, Menlo Park, CA, USA, September 20-21, 2011. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011:61-80.

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 Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Blog post
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O`Callaghan J. Saturn’s Moon Dione Might Have An Ocean Under Its Surface. IFLScience.

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. Customs Automation: Internal Control Weaknesses in Customs’ Revenue Collection Process. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1989.

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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Reser G. Assessing the Relationship between Adult Attachment and Differentiation of Self to Coparental Divorce Adjustment. 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
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Greenhouse L. The Court Changes the Game. New York Times. June 30, 2009:A21.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 Nuclear Medicine Technology
AbbreviationJ. Nucl. Med. Technol.
ISSN (print)0091-4916
ISSN (online)1535-5675
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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