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. Kleiner K. Crunch time for New Jersey lab. Nature. 2006;440:1111.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Hejnol A, Martindale MQ. Acoel development indicates the independent evolution of the bilaterian mouth and anus. Nature. 2008;456:382–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Bruhn D, Groebner N, Kohlstedt DL. An interconnected network of core-forming melts produced by shear deformation. Nature. 2000;403:883–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Kassar-Duchossoy L, Gayraud-Morel B, Gomès D, Rocancourt D, Buckingham M, Shinin V, et al. Mrf4 determines skeletal muscle identity in Myf5:Myod double-mutant mice. Nature. 2004;431:466–71.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Morgan A. Eating the Big Fish. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2009.
An edited book
1. Kreutzmann H, editor. Pastoral practices in High Asia: Agency of “development” effected by modernisation, resettlement and transformation. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Kim BW, Kim B-G. Exclusive Region Based Scheduling for MB-OFDM UWB Using Hidden Pilot Sequences. In: Park JJ (jong H, Zomaya A, Jeong H-Y, Obaidat M, editors. Frontier and Innovation in Future Computing and Communications. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2014. p. 29–35.

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. This “Orange Alligator” Has Been Spotted In South Carolina [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2017 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/this-orange-alligator-has-been-spotted-in-north-carolina/

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. The Treasury Financial Communications System. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1986 Mar. Report No.: 129307.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Mahrenholz F. The emergence, growth, and challenges of online learning [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 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
1. Wagner J. Kershaw Could Be Out as Long as Six Weeks. New York Times. 2017 Jul 25;B12.

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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