How to format your references using the La Revue d'Homéopathie citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for La Revue d'Homéopathie. 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]
Dessler AE. A determination of the cloud feedback from climate variations over the past decade. Science 2010;330:1523–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Khudiyev T, Bayindir M. Superenhancers: novel opportunities for nanowire optoelectronics. Sci Rep 2014;4:7505.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Henry GT, Fortner CK, Bastian KC. The effects of experience and attrition for novice high-school science and mathematics teachers. Science 2012;335:1118–21.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Muroyama Y, Fujiwara Y, Orkin SH, Rowitch DH. Specification of astrocytes by bHLH protein SCL in a restricted region of the neural tube. Nature 2005;438:360–3.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Schoukens J, Pintelon R, Rolain Y. Mastering System Identification in 100 Exercises. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Feng L, Wang G, Zeng C, Huang R, editors. Web Information Systems – WISE 2006 Workshops: WISE 2006 International Workshops, Wuhan, China, October 23-26, 2006. Proceedings. vol. 4256. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Chow JT. Trade and Human Security in ASEAN: Toward Deeper Linkage? In: Aggarwal VK, Govella K, editors. Linking Trade and Security: Evolving Institutions and Strategies in Asia, Europe, and the United States, New York, NY: Springer; 2013, p. 67–88.

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 La Revue d'Homéopathie.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew D. Genetic Testing Isn’t A Crystal Ball For Your Health. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/genetic-testing-isnt-a-crystal-ball-for-your-health/ (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 Management: Census Bureau Has Implemented Many Key Practices, but Additional Actions Are Needed. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2005.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Naqvi SZ. Around the world in 15 bites: Applied perspectives on learning about food. Doctoral dissertation. 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]
Wagner J. Mets’ Pitching Coach Offers Wisdom and Wit. New York Times 2017:D6.

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 titleLa Revue d'Homéopathie
ISSN (print)1878-9730
ScopeComplementary and alternative medicine

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