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]
May M. Regenerative medicine: Rebuilding the backbone. Nature 2013;503:S7-9.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Panning M, Romanowicz B. Inferences on flow at the base of Earth’s mantle based on seismic anisotropy. Science 2004;303:351–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Moles A, Kieffer BL, D’Amato FR. Deficit in attachment behavior in mice lacking the mu-opioid receptor gene. Science 2004;304:1983–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Bouskra D, Brézillon C, Bérard M, Werts C, Varona R, Boneca IG, et al. Lymphoid tissue genesis induced by commensals through NOD1 regulates intestinal homeostasis. Nature 2008;456:507–10.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Fayngold M. Special Relativity and Motions Faster than Light. Weinheim, FRG: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2005.
An edited book
[1]
Bacchus F, Walsh T, editors. Theory and Applications of Satisfiability Testing: 8th International Conference, SAT 2005, St Andrews, UK, June 19-23, 2005. Proceedings. vol. 3569. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Matanović D, Čikeš M, Moslavac B. Chemical Consolidation. In: Cikes M, Moslavac B, editors. Sand Control in Well Construction and Operation, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012, p. 85–94.

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 E. Habit Could Explain Poor Eating Decisions Made By Anorexics. IFLScience 2015.

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. Contracting for Computer Teleprocessing Services Can Be Improved. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1983.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Wead MO. Fear and Doubt. Doctoral dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park, 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]
Protess B, Silver-Greenberg J, LaFRANIERE S. Kushner’s Legal Team In Election Investigation May Be Reconfigured. New York Times 2017:A12.

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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