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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Richter FM. Isotope fractionation in silicate melts by thermal diffusion. Nature. 2011;472(7341):E1; discussion E2-3.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Davis CS, McGillicuddy DJ Jr. Transatlantic abundance of the N2-fixing colonial cyanobacterium Trichodesmium. Science. 2006;312(5779):1517-1520.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Xing L, Li X, Snider WD. Neurodevelopment. “RASopathic” astrocytes constrain neural plasticity. Science. 2015;348(6235):636-637.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Navarro L, Jay F, Nomura K, He SY, Voinnet O. Suppression of the microRNA pathway by bacterial effector proteins. Science. 2008;321(5891):964-967.

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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Helsel DR. Statistics for Censored Environmental Data Using Minitab® and R. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011.
An edited book
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Pelc A, ed. Distributed Computing: 21st International Symposium, DISC 2007, Lemesos, Cyprus, September 24-26, 2007. Proceedings. Vol 4731. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
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Wadhams P. Diminishing Sea-Ice Extent and Thickness in the Arctic Ocean. In: Berkman PA, Vylegzhanin AN, eds. Environmental Security in the Arctic Ocean. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2013:15-30.

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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Hale T. Butterfly Numbers Saw Record Lows This Summer In The UK. IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/butterfly-numbers-saw-record-lows-this-summer-in-the-uk/. Published October 10, 2016. 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
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Government Accountability Office. Rail Security: Some Actions Taken to Enhance Passenger and Freight Rail Security, but Significant Challenges Remain. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2004.

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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Chen AP. An efficient algorithm for calculating fluctuation field and simulating the thermal magnetic aftereffect. 2008.

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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Williams ME. A Second Embrace, With Hearts and Eyes Open. New York Times. March 16, 2014:ST6.

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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