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]
Webb B. Robots in invertebrate neuroscience. Nature 2002;417:359–63.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Ratcliff WC, Denison RF. Microbiology. Alternative actions for antibiotics. Science 2011;332:547–8.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Cook DJ, Teves L, Tymianski M. Treatment of stroke with a PSD-95 inhibitor in the gyrencephalic primate brain. Nature 2012;483:213–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Shi Y, Zhou H, Zhang X, Wang J, Long J, Yang Z, et al. Self-assembling choline mimicks with enhanced binding affinities to C-LytA protein. Sci Rep 2014;4:6621.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Bisgaard S, Kulahci M. Time Series Analysis and Forecasting by Example: Bisgaard/Time Series by Example. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Tatnall A, Leslie C, editors. International Communities of Invention and Innovation: IFIP WG 9.7 International Conference on the History of Computing, HC 2016, Brooklyn, NY, USA, May 25-29, 2016, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 491. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Eide AH, Loeb M. Counting Disabled People: Historical Perspectives and the Challenges of Disability Statistics. In: Grech S, Soldatic K, editors. Disability in the Global South: The Critical Handbook, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 51–68.

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]
Fang J. Flies Deliberate Before Difficult Decisions. IFLScience 2014.

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. Opportunity To Reduce Costs Substantially In Acquiring Teletypewriters For Use In The Advanced Record System Communications Network. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1968.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Anderson CW. Breaking journalism down: Work, authority, and networking local news, 1997–2009. Doctoral dissertation. Columbia 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]
Gustines GG. Long-Lost Flag, Mystery of 9/11, Heads to Museum in Manhattan. New York Times 2016:A19.

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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