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]
Cresko WA. Evolution. Armor development and fitness. Science 2008;322:204–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Gray N, Chouard T. Neurotechniques. Nature 2009;461:899.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Cheung WWL, Watson R, Pauly D. Signature of ocean warming in global fisheries catch. Nature 2013;497:365–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Malhi Y, Roberts JT, Betts RA, Killeen TJ, Li W, Nobre CA. Climate change, deforestation, and the fate of the Amazon. Science 2008;319:169–72.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Wang J-J. Hydraulic Fracturing in Earth-Rock Fill DAMS. Singapore: John Wiley & Sons, Singapore Pte. Ltd; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Martin-Gonzalez A, Uc-Cetina V, editors. Intelligent Computing Systems: First International Symposium, ISICS 2016, Mérida, México, March 16-18, 2016, Proceedings. vol. 597. 1st ed. 2016. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Bernardi A, Decker B, Holz H, Muthig D, Nomura N. 1st Intelligent Office Appliances (IOA 2005): Knowledge Appliances in the Office of the Future. In: Althoff K-D, Dengel A, Bergmann R, Nick M, Roth-Berghofer T, editors. Professional Knowledge Management: Third Biennial Conference, WM 2005, Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 10-13, 2005, Revised Selected Papers, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2005, p. 48–9.

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. Preserving the X-ray Universe for future generations. IFLScience 2013.

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. Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment System. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1985.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Vu MH. Efficiency of pair-wise and multiple alignment algorithms in computational biology. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 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]
Kelly F. STATUE REDEDICATED. New York Times 1984:11NJ23.

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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