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]
Bohannon J. The Gonzo Scientist. Galileo in Senegal. Science 2010;328:296.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
de Vernal A, Hillaire-Marcel C. Natural variability of Greenland climate, vegetation, and ice volume during the past million years. Science 2008;320:1622–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Aoi S, Kunugi T, Fujiwara H. Trampoline effect in extreme ground motion. Science 2008;322:727–30.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Gentile F, Medda R, Cheng L, Battista E, Scopelliti PE, Milani P, et al. Selective modulation of cell response on engineered fractal silicon substrates. Sci Rep 2013;3:1461.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Traitler H. Food Industry Innovation School, The. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015.
An edited book
[1]
Petrenko A, Simão A, Maldonado JC, editors. Testing Software and Systems: 22nd IFIP WG 6.1 International Conference, ICTSS 2010, Natal, Brazil, November 8-10, 2010. Proceedings. vol. 6435. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Wester R. Energy Transport and Heat Conduction. In: Poprawe R, editor. Tailored Light 2: Laser Application Technology, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 43–62.

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]
Luntz S. Dramatic Battle Between Great White Sharks Caught On Camera. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/great-white-sharks-do-battle/ (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. Information Technology: Foundational Steps Being Taken to Make Needed FBI Systems Modernization Management Improvements. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2004.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Krug KA. Critical literacy in the face of a mandated curriculum: Can children read beyond the text? Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University, 2009.

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]
Valerian S. For a Brown, the Comeback Trail Leads Home. New York Times 2013:B17.

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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