How to format your references using the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology. 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]
Guessoum N. Astrophysics: Time for an Arab astronomy renaissance. Nature 2013;498:161–4.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Page MT, Hough SE. The New Madrid Seismic Zone: not dead yet. Science 2014;343:762–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Komatsu K, Murata M, Murata Y. Encapsulation of molecular hydrogen in fullerene C60 by organic synthesis. Science 2005;307:238–40.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Sage J, Miller AL, Pérez-Mancera PA, Wysocki JM, Jacks T. Acute mutation of retinoblastoma gene function is sufficient for cell cycle re-entry. Nature 2003;424:223–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Chandrasekaran S. Health, Safety, and Environmental Management in Offshore and Petroleum Engineering. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Shi Y, Albada GD van, Dongarra J, Sloot PMA, editors. Computational Science – ICCS 2007: 7th International Conference, Beijing, China, May 27 - 30, 2007, Proceedings, Part III. vol. 4489. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Abrahams VM, Borghi MO, Meroni PL, Rand JH, Raschi E, Salmon JE, et al. What is the Mechanism(s) of Antiphospholipid Antibody-Mediated Pregnancy Morbidity? In: Erkan D, Pierangeli SS, editors. Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Insights and Highlights from the 13th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Boston, MA: Springer US; 2012, p. 79–101.

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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Why Is This Comet Shaped Like A Duck? IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/space/comets-shape-puzzles-astronomers/ (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. ADP Equipment: FAA’s Use of a Suspended Contractor. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1986.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Prakash A. Empire on the Seine: Surveillance, Citizenship, and North African Migrants in Paris (1925–1975). Doctoral dissertation. Columbia 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]
Vecsey G. A Sport Fails in the Most Important Category: Integrity. New York Times 2011:D5.

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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology
AbbreviationJ. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. Med. Pathol.
ISSN (print)2212-5558
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