How to format your references using the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (JEADV). 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. Clark PU. Climate change. Ice sheets in transition. Science 2012;337:656–8.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Ranero CR, Pérez-Gussinyé M. Sequential faulting explains the asymmetry and extension discrepancy of conjugate margins. Nature 2010;468:294–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Wang Y, Forsyth DW, Savage B. Convective upwelling in the mantle beneath the Gulf of California. Nature 2009;462:499–501.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Nomura K, Debroy S, Lee YH, Pumplin N, Jones J, He SY. A bacterial virulence protein suppresses host innate immunity to cause plant disease. Science 2006;313:220–3.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Edmonds ME, Foster AVM, Sanders LJ. A Practical Manual of Diabetic Foot Care. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing; 2008.
An edited book
1. Cuyper CD, Pérez-Cotapos S ML, editors. Dermatologic Complications with Body Art. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Diamond LM. The Biobehavioral Legacy of Early Attachment Relationships for Adult Emotional and Interpersonal Functioning. In: Zayas V, Hazan C, editors. Bases of Adult Attachment: Linking Brain, Mind and Behavior. New York, NY: Springer; 2015. p. 79–105.

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 European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

Blog post
1. O`Callaghan J. NASA Launches OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission On A Journey To Discover Our Origins. IFLScience 2016 Accessed 30 Oct 2018.


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. Highway Trust Fund: Overview of Highway Trust Fund Estimates. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2006.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Oliver CN. The relationship between length of kindergarten day and student literacy and math achievement. Doctoral dissertation. Lindenwood 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. Greenhouse L. Justices Uphold a Death Sentence Twice Overturned. New York Times 2006;:A25.

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 European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
ISSN (print)0926-9959
ISSN (online)1468-3083

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