How to format your references using the Journal of Remanufacturing citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Remanufacturing. 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. Kirschner LS. Medicine. A unified cause for adrenal Cushing’s syndrome. Science. 2014;344:804–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Calais E, Stein S. Time-variable deformation in the New Madrid seismic zone. Science. 2009;323:1442.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Schall P, Weitz DA, Spaepen F. Structural rearrangements that govern flow in colloidal glasses. Science. 2007;318:1895–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. van Schaik CP, Ancrenaz M, Borgen G, Galdikas B, Knott CD, Singleton I, et al. Orangutan cultures and the evolution of material culture. Science. 2003;299:102–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Koch HJ. Practical Guide to International Standardization for Electrical Engineers. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
1. Hasenhuettl GL, Hartel RW, editors. Food Emulsifiers and Their Applications: Second Edition. New York, NY: Springer; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Pettit CJ, Wyatt R. A Planning Support System Toolkit Approach for Formulating and Evaluating Land-use Change Scenarios. In: Geertman S, Stillwell J, editors. Planning Support Systems Best Practice and New Methods. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2009. p. 69–90.

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 Remanufacturing.

Blog post
1. Hale T. Chilean Government Releases An Unexplainable “UFO Sighting” Video. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2017.

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. Telecommunications: USDA Should Evaluate the Performance of the Rural Broadband Loan Program. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2014 May. Report No.: GAO-14-471.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Corral E. Latino undocumented students in Los Angeles: A grant proposal project [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2012.

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. Kenigsberg B. The Layover. New York Times. 2017 Aug 31;C7.

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 Remanufacturing
ISSN (online)2210-4690
Scope

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