How to format your references using the Journal of the Anatomical Society of India citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. 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.
Brook EJ. Atmosphere. Leads and lags at the end of the last ice age. Science. 2013;339(6123):1042-1043.
A journal article with 2 authors
1.
Kambe T, Oshima K. Dynamically fluctuating electric dipole moments in fullerene-based magnets. Sci Rep. 2014;4:6419.
A journal article with 3 authors
1.
Wild G, Gardner A, West SA. Adaptation and the evolution of parasite virulence in a connected world. Nature. 2009;459(7249):983-986.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Sancho D, Joffre OP, Keller AM, et al. Identification of a dendritic cell receptor that couples sensing of necrosis to immunity. Nature. 2009;458(7240):899-903.

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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Bamfield P. Research and Development in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2006.
An edited book
1.
Gómez G, Masdemont JJ, eds. Astrodynamics Network AstroNet-II: The Final Conference. Vol 44. Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
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Persichetti E. Code-Based Public-Key Encryption Resistant to Key Leakage. In: Cuzzocrea A, Kittl C, Simos DE, Weippl E, Xu L, eds. Security Engineering and Intelligence Informatics: CD-ARES 2013 Workshops: MoCrySEn and SeCIHD, Regensburg, Germany, September 2-6, 2013. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer; 2013:44-54.

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 the Anatomical Society of India.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Extremely Rare Red Fox Observed In Yosemite For First Time In Almost A Century. IFLScience.

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. Nanotechnology: Improved Performance Information Needed for Environmental, Health, and Safety Research. U.S. Government Printing Office; 2012.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1.
Brooks CE. Action research: Interventions for helping leaders use groups to affect conflict between workforce generations. Published online 2010.

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.
Rothenberg B. Hyperactive Latvian ‘Not Afraid of Anything’ Makes Final. New York Times. June 8, 2017:B11.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 the Anatomical Society of India
AbbreviationJ. Anat. Soc. India
ISSN (print)0003-2778
ScopeAnatomy
Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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