How to format your references using the La revue de l'infirmičre citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for La revue de l'infirmičre. 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]
Trenberth KE. Changes in tropical clouds and radiation. Science 2002;296:2095.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Vyas VS, Lotsch BV. Materials chemistry: Organic polymers form fuel from water. Nature 2015;521:41–2.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Fromm M, Nedoluha G, Charvát Z. Comment on “Large volcanic aerosol load in the stratosphere linked to Asian monsoon transport.” Science 2013;339:647.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Saeij JPJ, Coller S, Boyle JP, Jerome ME, White MW, Boothroyd JC. Toxoplasma co-opts host gene expression by injection of a polymorphic kinase homologue. Nature 2007;445:324–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Audibert P. Mathematics for Informatics and Computer Science. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Cheng X, Li W, Znati T, editors. Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications: First International Conference, WASA 2006, Xi’an, China, August 15-17, 2006. Proceedings. vol. 4138. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2006.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Henkel M, Pleimling M. Local Scale-invariance II: z =/ 2. In: Pleimling M, editor. Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions: Volume 2: Ageing and Dynamical Scaling Far from Equilibrium, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2010, p. 291–336.

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 de l'infirmičre.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew D. Boys Should Also Get The HPV Vaccine To Protect Themselves From Oral And Genital Cancers. IFLScience 2016.

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. DOD Business Systems Modernization: Long-Standing Weaknesses in Enterprise Architecture Development Need to Be Addressed. 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]
Collette JC. Validation of the tgFgfr1-EGFP Mouse Line as a Tool to Study Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 1 Cellular Localization and Expression After Experimental Manipulations. Doctoral dissertation. University of Louisiana, 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]
Leland J. Harry Belafonte Knows the Score. New York Times 2017:MB1.

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 de l'infirmičre
AbbreviationRev. Infirm.
ISSN (print)1293-8505
ScopeGeneral Nursing

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