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]
Bickford D. Animal behavior: male parenting of New Guinea froglets. Nature 2002;418:601–2.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Sussman MR, Phillips GN Jr. Plant science. How plant cells go to sleep for a long, long time. Science 2009;326:1356–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Nalley K, Johnston SA, Kodadek T. Proteolytic turnover of the Gal4 transcription factor is not required for function in vivo. Nature 2006;442:1054–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Haug GH, Hughen KA, Sigman DM, Peterson LC, Röhl U. Southward migration of the intertropical convergence zone through the Holocene. Science 2001;293:1304–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Holzer SM. Statische Beurteilung Historischer Tragwerke. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2015.
An edited book
[1]
Schneider K. Highly Sensitive Optical Receivers. vol. 23. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Rott H, Hansson SO. Safe Contraction Revisited. In: Hansson SO, editor. David Makinson on Classical Methods for Non-Classical Problems, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2014, p. 35–70.

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]
Fang J. Woman Receives 3D Printed Titanium Skull Implant. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/young-woman-receives-3d-printed-titanium-skull-implant/ (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. International Aviation: Implications of Ratifying Montreal Aviation Protocol No. 3. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1990.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Packer-Kinlaw D. Anxious journeys: Past, present, and construction of identity in American travel writing. Doctoral dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park, 2012.

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]
Paulson M. Tight Tony Battles and Sure Bets. New York Times 2017:C1.

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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