How to format your references using the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 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
Barrett CB. Measuring food insecurity. Science 2010; 327: 825–8.
A journal article with 2 authors
Sherratt TN, Roberts G. Ecology. When paths to cooperation converge. Science 2012; 337: 1304–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
Nakagaki T, Yamada H, Tóth A. Maze-solving by an amoeboid organism. Nature 2000; 407: 470.
A journal article with 21 or more authors
Nishimura Y, Bortnik J, Li W, Thorne RM, Lyons LR, Angelopoulos V, Mende SB, Bonnell JW, Le Contel O, Cully C, Ergun R, Auster U. Identifying the driver of pulsating aurora. Science 2010; 330: 81–4.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Lakshminarayana B. Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer of Turbomachinery. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2007.
An edited book
Soille P, Pesaresi M, Ouzounis GK, editors. Mathematical Morphology and Its Applications to Image and Signal Processing: 10th International Symposium, ISMM 2011, Verbania-Intra, Italy, July 6-8, 2011. Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
Chen R, Santhanam R. Improved Algorithms for Sparse MAX-SAT and MAX-k-CSP. In: Heule M, Weaver S, editors. Theory and Applications of Satisfiability Testing -- SAT 2015: 18th International Conference, Austin, TX, USA, September 24-27, 2015, Proceedings. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 33–45.

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 Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

Blog post
Andrew E. Unusual Animal Intelligence. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2013.


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
Government Accountability Office. Air Traffic Control: FAA’s Modernization Investment Management Approach Could Be Strengthened. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1999 Apr. Report No.: RCED/AIMD-99-88.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Stephenson JH. Ethics and morality in software development: A developer’s perspective [Doctoral dissertation]. [Minneapolis, MN]: Capella University; 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
Kepner T. 7th Inning? Bring In the Closer. New York Times. 2016; : B9.

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 Thrombosis and Haemostasis
AbbreviationJ. Thromb. Haemost.
ISSN (print)1538-7933
ISSN (online)1538-7836

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