How to format your references using the Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments. 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
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Kerwin L (2002) Obituary: Franco Rasetti (1901-2001). Nature 415:597
A journal article with 2 authors
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Kasparian J, Wolf J-P (2009) Applied physics. Laser beams take a curve. Science 324:194–195
A journal article with 3 authors
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Frey S, Richter RP, Görlich D (2006) FG-rich repeats of nuclear pore proteins form a three-dimensional meshwork with hydrogel-like properties. Science 314:815–817
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Bulte E, Damania R, Lindsey G, Lindsay K (2004) Ecology and conservation. Space--the final frontier for economists and elephants. Science 306:420–421

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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Mallée R, Fuchs W, Eligehausen R (2013) Design of Fastenings for Use in Concrete - the CEN/TS 1992-4 Provisions. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany
An edited book
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Asay BW (2010) Shock Wave Science and Technology Reference Library, Vol. 5: Non-Shock Initiation of Explosives. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
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Rousseaux F, Saurel P, Petit J (2014) Knowledge Engineering or Digital Humanities? In: Faucher C, Jain LC (eds) Innovations in Intelligent Machines-4: Recent Advances in Knowledge Engineering. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp 129–187

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 Reliable Intelligent Environments.

Blog post
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Andrew D (2016) Does Green Mucus Mean You’re Infectious And Need Antibiotics? In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/does-green-mucus-mean-youre-infectious-and-need-antibiotics/. Accessed 30 Oct 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 (2014) Oil and Gas Transportation: Department of Transportation Is Taking Actions to Address Rail Safety, but Additional Actions Are Needed to Improve Pipeline Safety. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

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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Gurska DP (2017) Peering Down the Bottomless Well: Myth in Thomas Mann’s Joseph Tetralogy. Doctoral dissertation, Pacifica Graduate Institute

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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Feeney K (2009) This ‘Green’ Is Not a Color. New York Times NJ13

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 Reliable Intelligent Environments
AbbreviationJ. Reliab. Intell. Environ.
ISSN (print)2199-4668
ISSN (online)2199-4676
Scope

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