How to format your references using the Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers. 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.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
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]
Chakradhar S. Colorectal cancer: 5 big questions. Nature 2015;521:S16.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Reubi O, Blundy J. A dearth of intermediate melts at subduction zone volcanoes and the petrogenesis of arc andesites. Nature 2009;461:1269–73.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Wearn OR, Reuman DC, Ewers RM. Extinction debt and windows of conservation opportunity in the Brazilian Amazon. Science 2012;337:228–32.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Kamal A, Almenar-Queralt A, LeBlanc JF, Roberts EA, Goldstein LS. Kinesin-mediated axonal transport of a membrane compartment containing beta-secretase and presenilin-1 requires APP. Nature 2001;414:643–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Pearce R, Barnes S. Raising Venture Capital. Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2006.
An edited book
[1]
McGeoch CC, editor. Experimental Algorithms: 7th International Workshop, WEA 2008 Provincetown, MA, USA, May 30-June 1, 2008 Proceedings. vol. 5038. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Angiani G, Cagnoni S, Chuzhikova N, Fornacciari P, Mordonini M, Tomaiuolo M. Flat and Hierarchical Classifiers for Detecting Emotion in Tweets. In: Adorni G, Cagnoni S, Gori M, Maratea M, editors. AI*IA 2016 Advances in Artificial Intelligence: XVth International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence, Genova, Italy, November 29 – December 1, 2016, Proceedings, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 51–64.

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 Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. How To Memorise An Entire Foreign Dictionary (And Become A Scrabble World Champion). IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/brain/how-memorise-entire-foreign-dictionary-and-become-scrabble-world-champion/ (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. Aging Aircraft: FAA Needs Comprehensive Plan to Coordinate Government and Industry Actions. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1989.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Grandon J. The Distribution of Apiaceae in Lafayette and St. Martin Parishes. Doctoral dissertation. University of Louisiana, 2015.

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]
Billard M. Many Feet Shall Be Shod. New York Times 2010:E5.

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 the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers
AbbreviationJ. Taiwan Inst. Chem. Eng.
ISSN (print)1876-1070
ScopeGeneral Chemical Engineering
General Chemistry

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