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]
Cyranoski D. Radar array tests the atmosphere at pole position. Nature 2002;420:594.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Jasny BR, Zahn LM. Genome-sequencing anniversary. A celebration of the genome, part I. Science 2011;331:546.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Yoon S-J, Yi SK, Lee Y-W. Explaining the color distributions of globular cluster systems in elliptical galaxies. Science 2006;311:1129–32.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Bai Y, Han X, Wu J, Chen Z, Li L. Ecosystem stability and compensatory effects in the Inner Mongolia grassland. Nature 2004;431:181–4.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Liphard KG. Labormanagement. D-69451 Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Ercan A. Long-Range Dependence and Sea Level Forecasting. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Wang V, Carayannis EG. Results. In: Carayannis EG, editor. Promoting Balanced Competitiveness Strategies of Firms in Developing Countries, New York, NY: Springer; 2012, p. 73–89.

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]
O`Callaghan J. NASA’s Juno Mission Involves A Scientific Joke That Took 400 Years To Set Up. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/space/nasas-juno-mission-to-jupiter-has-awkward-mythological-origins-in-mistresses-and-infidelity/ (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. The Development and Award of the SSA Systems Engineering and Integration Contract. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1985.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Alsobrook JA. Music Education in America: A Content Analysis and National Perspective of Standards-Based Outcomes for K–8 General Music. Doctoral dissertation. Lindenwood University, 2013.

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]
Kenigsberg B. One of Us. New York Times 2017:C9.

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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