How to format your references using the Journal of Stomatology oral and Maxillofacial Surgery citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Stomatology oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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]
Connor JTH. Beyond the ivory tower. The Victorian revolution in surgery. Science 2004;304:54–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Berkovits BD, Mayr C. Alternative 3’ UTRs act as scaffolds to regulate membrane protein localization. Nature 2015;522:363–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Kay JN, Chu MW, Sanes JR. MEGF10 and MEGF11 mediate homotypic interactions required for mosaic spacing of retinal neurons. Nature 2012;483:465–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Ohya T, Miaczynska M, Coskun U, Lommer B, Runge A, Drechsel D, et al. Reconstitution of Rab- and SNARE-dependent membrane fusion by synthetic endosomes. Nature 2009;459:1091–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Koperski J. The Physics of Theism. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Matsushita M, Schoenbaum TJ, editors. Emerging Issues in Sustainable Development: International Trade Law and Policy Relating to Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment. Tokyo: Springer Japan; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Buffenbarger J. Comparing Encrypted Strings. In: Haltinner K, Sarathchandra D, Alves-Foss J, Chang K, Conte de Leon D, Song J, editors. Cyber Security: Second International Symposium, CSS 2015, Coeur d’Alene, ID, USA, April 7-8, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 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 Stomatology oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Blog post
[1]
Hamilton K. Woolly Mammoths Could Soon Become A Protected Species. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/woolly-mammoths-could-soon-become-a-protected-species/ (accessed October 30, 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
[1]
Government Accountability Office. School Lunch Program: Buy American Procedures at Commodity Schools. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1989.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Witowski LL. The relationship between instructional delivery methods and student learning preferences: What contributes to student satisfaction in an online learning environment? Doctoral dissertation. Capella University, 2008.

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]
Clarey C. At 74, a Champion Who Won’t Concede. New York Times 2017:B8.

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 Stomatology oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ISSN (print)2468-7855
Scope

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