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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Gershon D (2004) Probing real-time protein interactions. Nature 432:249
A journal article with 2 authors
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Fedo CM, Whitehouse MJ (2002) Metasomatic origin of quartz-pyroxene rock, Akilia, Greenland, and implications for Earth’s earliest life. Science 296:1448–1452
A journal article with 3 authors
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Bahmani B, Bacon D, Anvari B (2013) Erythrocyte-derived photo-theranostic agents: hybrid nano-vesicles containing indocyanine green for near infrared imaging and therapeutic applications. Sci Rep 3:2180
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Kosaka H, Inagaki T, Rikitake Y, et al (2009) Spin state tomography of optically injected electrons in a semiconductor. Nature 457:702–705

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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Melville A (2010) Political Atlas of the Modern World. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
An edited book
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Andreescu T (2005) 103 Trigonometry Problems: From the Training of the USA IMO Team. Birkhäuser, Boston, MA
A chapter in an edited book
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Jones S, Woglom JF (2016) Overcoming Nomos. In: Woglom JF (ed) On Mutant Pedagogies: Seeking Justice and Drawing Change in Teacher Education. SensePublishers, Rotterdam, pp 49–69

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 E (2015) Is There Really A 2 Billion-Year-Old Nuclear Reactor In Africa? In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/there-really-ancient-nuclear-reactor-africa/. 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 (2004) Federal-Aid Highways: Trends, Effect on State Spending, and Options for Future Program Design. 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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Chongkrairatanakul W (2012) Foreign-educated nurses. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach

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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Gustines GG (2017) Captain America Will Fight Evil Again. New York Times C3

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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