How to format your references using the Journal of Tissue Viability citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Tissue Viability. 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]
Urban KW. Studying atomic structures by aberration-corrected transmission electron microscopy. Science 2008;321:506–10.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Smetacek V, Mechsner F. Making sense. Nature 2004;432:21.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Biastoch A, Böning CW, Lutjeharms JRE. Agulhas leakage dynamics affects decadal variability in Atlantic overturning circulation. Nature 2008;456:489–92.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Raviv U, Giasson S, Kampf N, Gohy J-F, Jérôme R, Klein J. Lubrication by charged polymers. Nature 2003;425:163–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Sokhanvar S, Dargahi J, Najarian S, Arbatani S. Tactile Sensing and Displays. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Picard MH, Passeri JJ, Dal-Bianco JP, editors. Intraprocedural Imaging of Cardiovascular Interventions. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Roht-Arriaza N. Reparations and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights. In: Sharp DN, editor. Justice and Economic Violence in Transition, New York, NY: Springer; 2014, p. 109–38.

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 Tissue Viability.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Why The Cradle Of Humankind Is One Of The Most Precious Fossil Sites In The World. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/why-cradle-humankind-one-most-precious-fossil-sites-world/ (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. [Comments on Use of Frequent Flyer Credits]. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1994.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Cummins K. A Mixed Methods Study on The Leader in Me Process: How Does Fostering Student Leadership Capacity Influence Behavior, Efficacy, and Achievement? 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]
Vecsey G. Developing the Next Messi. New York Times 2010:B16.

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 Tissue Viability
AbbreviationJ. Tissue Viability
ISSN (print)0965-206X
ScopeDermatology
Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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