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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Hoal E (2011) Genome-sequencing anniversary. Famine in the presence of the genomic data feast. Science 331:874
A journal article with 2 authors
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Lazio TJW, LaRosa TN (2005) Astronomy. At the heart of the Milky Way. Science 307:686–687
A journal article with 3 authors
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Toope SJ, Tan CC, Fedoroff NV (2012) Science in Asia. Improving Asia-Pacific science collaboration. Science 336:38–39
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Coelho AS, Barbosa FAS, Cassemiro KN, et al (2009) Three-color entanglement. Science 326:823–826

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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Hopkins BR (2009) Fundraising Law Made Easy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Canepari M, Zecevic D, Bernus O (2015) Membrane Potential Imaging in the Nervous System and Heart, 1st ed. 2015. Springer International Publishing, Cham
A chapter in an edited book
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Sikorski A (2009) A Multi-tier Path Query Evaluation Engine for Internet Information Systems. In: Tkacz E, Kapczynski A (eds) Internet – Technical Development and Applications. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 29–36

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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Fang J (2014) How Octopuses Don’t Get Tangled Up. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/how-octopuses-dont-get-tangled/. 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 (1988) Bridge Condition Assessment: Inaccurate Data May Cause Inequities in the Apportionment of Federal-Aid Funds. 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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Gardina VJ (2008) Analysis of LiDAR data for fluvial geomorphic change detection at a small Maryland stream. Doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park

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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Rothenberg B (2017) Tricky Draw, and Tricky Hip, Stand in Way of Murray’s Title Defense. New York Times D2

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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