How to format your references using the Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry. 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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Watzman H (2000) Software spend boosts Israeli R&D. Nature 405:603
A journal article with 2 authors
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Karakas E, Furukawa H (2014) Crystal structure of a heterotetrameric NMDA receptor ion channel. Science 344:992–997
A journal article with 3 authors
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Chisholm SW, Falkowski PG, Cullen JJ (2001) Oceans. Dis-crediting ocean fertilization. Science 294:309–310
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Pritchard HD, Arthern RJ, Vaughan DG, Edwards LA (2009) Extensive dynamic thinning on the margins of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. Nature 461:971–975

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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Wolbarst AB, Capasso P, Wyant AR (2013) Medical Imaging. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Yoshino T, Chen G-D, Zurita G, et al (2016) Collaboration Technologies and Social Computing: 8th International Conference, CollabTech 2016, Kanazawa, Japan, September 14-16, 2016, Proceedings. Springer, Singapore
A chapter in an edited book
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Hammad SM (2011) Blood Sphingolipids in Homeostasis and Pathobiology. In: Cowart LA (ed) Sphingolipids and Metabolic Disease. Springer, New York, NY, pp 57–66

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 Solid State Electrochemistry.

Blog post
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Andrew E (2015) Welcome To The Family, Pluto. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/space/welcome-family-pluto/. 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 (2007) Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Airport and Airway Trust Fund Excise Taxes. 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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Bottorff AK (2010) Evaluating summer school programs and the effect on student achievement: The correlation between Stanford-10 standardized test scores and two different summer programs. Doctoral dissertation, Lindenwood University

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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Hollander S (2002) Soccer at Haverford: More Than a Game. New York Times D7

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 Solid State Electrochemistry
AbbreviationJ. Solid State Electrochem.
ISSN (print)1432-8488
ISSN (online)1433-0768
ScopeElectrochemistry
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
General Materials Science
Condensed Matter Physics

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