How to format your references using the Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 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. Moore P. Hot from the vent. Nature. 2005;435:235.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Pieters J, Ploegh H. Microbiology. Chemical warfare and mycobacterial defense. Science. 2003;302:1900–2.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Burkett V, Groat CG, Reed D. Hurricanes not the key to a sustainable coast. Science. 2007;315:1366–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Drenowatz C, Shook RP, Hand GA, Hébert JR, Blair SN. The independent association between diet quality and body composition. Sci Rep. 2014;4:4928.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Davis TG. Java® and Mac OS® X. Indianapolis, IN, USA: Wiley Publishing, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
1. Cai X, Yeh T-CJ, editors. Quantitative Information Fusion for Hydrological Sciences. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Pasquinelli C. Network Brand and Branding: A Co-opetitive Approach to Local and Regional Development. In: Zenker S, Jacobsen BP, editors. Inter-Regional Place Branding: Best Practices, Challenges and Solutions. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 39–49.

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 Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry.

Blog post
1. Andrew E. Protein Treatment Staves Off Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/brain/protein-treatment-staves-alzheimer-s-disease-symptoms/

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. Space Project Testing: Uniform Policies and Added Controls Would Strengthen Testing Activities. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1991 Sep. Report No.: NSIAD-91-248.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Chan BK. Hyperboloid-Parameterized Description of Diffusive Superconducting-Magnetic Hybrid Systems [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2017.

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. Kolomatsky M. Where Are Homes Being Built? New York Times. 2017 Aug 24;RE2.

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 Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
AbbreviationJ. Therm. Anal. Calorim.
ISSN (print)1388-6150
ISSN (online)1588-2926
ScopePhysical and Theoretical Chemistry
Condensed Matter Physics

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