How to format your references using the Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy. 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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Watson A. EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY: New Science Chief Must Juggle Missions and Politics. Science. 2000;290(5495):1287a-1288a.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Bradshaw GA, Finlay BL. Natural symmetry. Nature. 2005;435(7039):149.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Gladyshev EA, Meselson M, Arkhipova IR. Massive horizontal gene transfer in bdelloid rotifers. Science. 2008;320(5880):1210-1213.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Gonzalez F, Delahodde A, Kodadek T, Johnston SA. Recruitment of a 19S proteasome subcomplex to an activated promoter. Science. 2002;296(5567):548-550.

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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Rezzoug A, El-Hadi Zaïm M. Non-Conventional Electrical Machines. John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2011.
An edited book
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Hubbert S. Spherical Radial Basis Functions, Theory and Applications. (Lê Gia QT, Morton TM, eds.). Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
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Kadow JF, Langley DR, Meanwell NA, Pracitto R, Walker MA, Yeung KS. Protein-Protein Interaction Targets to Inhibit HIV-1 Infection. In: Wendt MD, ed. Protein-Protein Interactions. Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. Springer; 2012:105-165.

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 Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Chimpanzee Thievery Caught On Film. IFLScience. Published October 23, 2014. Accessed October 30, 2018. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/chimpanzee-thievery-caught-film/

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. FTS2001: Improving the Revenue Estimation Process. U.S. Government Printing Office; 2000.

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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Amin RM. Detecting Targeted Malicious Email through Supervised Classification of Persistent Threat and Recipient Oriented Features. 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
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Sisario B. Coachella Classic. New York Times. September 28, 2016:B1.

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 Pierre Fauchard Academy
AbbreviationJ. Pierre Fauchard Acad.
ISSN (print)0970-2199
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