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]
Trainor L. Science & music: the neural roots of music. Nature 2008;453:598–9.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Finkelstein I, Piasetzky E. Comment on “14C dates from Tel Rehov: Iron-Age chronology, pharaohs, and Hebrew kings.” Science 2003;302:568; author reply 568.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Lykke-Andersen J, Shu MD, Steitz JA. Communication of the position of exon-exon junctions to the mRNA surveillance machinery by the protein RNPS1. Science 2001;293:1836–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Pang PT, Teng HK, Zaitsev E, Woo NT, Sakata K, Zhen S, et al. Cleavage of proBDNF by tPA/plasmin is essential for long-term hippocampal plasticity. Science 2004;306:487–91.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Gray DRJM, Al-Ani DMZ. Temporomandibular Disorders. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Alahari S, editor. MicroRNA in Cancer. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Grigori L, Jacquelin M, Khabou A. Performance Predictions of Multilevel Communication Optimal LU and QR Factorizations on Hierarchical Platforms. In: Kunkel JM, Ludwig T, Meuer HW, editors. Supercomputing: 29th International Conference, ISC 2014, Leipzig, Germany, June 22-26, 2014. Proceedings, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2014, p. 76–92.

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]
Davis J. Early Mammals May Have Gained Night Vision By Losing Ability To See Ultraviolet. IFLScience 2016.

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. Mass Transit: Reauthorization Offers Opportunity To Address the Appropriate Federal Role. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1991.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Pearson RS. Relationship Banking in a Competitive Environment With and Without Information Sharing: The Importance of Credit Bureaus in Microfinance. Doctoral dissertation. Ohio State 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]
Lee L. 10 Young Upstarts Strut Their Stuff in Miami. New York Times 2011:D3.

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
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