How to format your references using the La revue de santé scolaire et universitaire citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for La revue de santé scolaire et universitaire. 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]
Dando PR. Obituary: Alan J. Southward (1928-2007). Nature 2008;451:28.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Vaughn D, Strathmann RR. Predators induce cloning in echinoderm larvae. Science 2008;319:1503.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Ma J, Wollmann R, Lindquist S. Neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration when PrP accumulates in the cytosol. Science 2002;298:1781–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Herz AVM, Gollisch T, Machens CK, Jaeger D. Modeling single-neuron dynamics and computations: a balance of detail and abstraction. Science 2006;314:80–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Kusumoto F. Understanding Intracardiac EGMs. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015.
An edited book
[1]
Azar AT, Vaidyanathan S, editors. Computational Intelligence Applications in Modeling and Control. vol. 575. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Levy PD, Wheatley MA. Quality and Operational Metrics in Heart Failure. In: Peacock WF, editor. Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure, Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2012, p. 45–58.

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 santé scolaire et universitaire.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Biker Was IMPALED Through The Neck By A Tree Branch, And Just Cycled To The Nearest Hospital! 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. The Army’s Risk Assessment of Chemical Munitions Transportation. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1987.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Solorzano E. A mindfulness-based psycho-educational group for caregivers of older adults: A grant proposal. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2014.

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]
Rashbaum WK, Schwirtz M. Rikers Tumult Rises: Monitor Accused of Spying. New York Times 2017:A1.

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 santé scolaire et universitaire
ISSN (print)1879-3991
Scope

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