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
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Antonucci R. Astrophysics: Quasars still defy explanation. Nature. 2013;495(7440):165-167.
A journal article with 2 authors
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O’Connell PA, McKenna GB. Rheological measurements of the thermoviscoelastic response of ultrathin polymer films. Science. 2005;307(5716):1760-1763.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Moritz RE, Bitz CM, Steig EJ. Dynamics of recent climate change in the Arctic. Science. 2002;297(5586):1497-1502.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Walker PR, Worobey M, Rambaut A, Holmes EC, Pybus OG. Epidemiology: Sexual transmission of HIV in Africa. Nature. 2003;422(6933):679.

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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Goddard Blythe S. Assessing Neuromotor Readiness for Learning. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
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Nagel WE, Kröner DH, Resch MM, eds. High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering ´15: Transactions of the High Performance Computing Center, Stuttgart (HLRS) 2015. 1st ed. 2016. Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
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Doherty S, Derrick J. Linearizability and Causality. In: De Nicola R, Kühn E, eds. Software Engineering and Formal Methods: 14th International Conference, SEFM 2016, Held as Part of STAF 2016, Vienna, Austria, July 4-8, 2016, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer International Publishing; 2016:45-60.

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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O`Callaghan J. NASA To Test Mars Radiation Shield On Its Mission Around the Moon. IFLScience. Published March 6, 2017. Accessed October 30, 2018. https://www.iflscience.com/space/nasa-to-test-mars-radiation-shield-on-its-mission-around-the-moon/

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. National Aero-Space Plane: A Technology Development and Demonstration Program To Build the X-30. U.S. Government Printing Office; 1988.

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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Maas CC. Emergency department utilization patterns in patients with diabetes. Published online 2014.

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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Rosenberg E. American Airlines Suspends Worker After Episode on Plane. New York Times. April 22, 2017:A18.

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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