How to format your references using the Le Pharmacien Hospitalier et Clinicien citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Le Pharmacien Hospitalier et Clinicien. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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]
Riordan CG. Organometallic Chemistry. Catalysis by nickel in its high oxidation state. Science 2015;347:1203–4.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Gamlin PD, Yoon K. An area for vergence eye movement in primate frontal cortex. Nature 2000;407:1003–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Chakraborty S, Yanchulova P, Thiemens MH. Mass-independent oxygen isotopic partitioning during gas-phase SiO2 formation. Science 2013;342:463–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Lee I, Date SV, Adai AT, Marcotte EM. A probabilistic functional network of yeast genes. Science 2004;306:1555–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Hartley J. Digital Futures for Cultural and Media Studies. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Higgs J, Croker A, Tasker D, Hummell J, Patton N, editors. Health Practice Relationships. Rotterdam: SensePublishers; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Popat U, Giralt S. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. In: Soiffer RJ, editor. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2008, p. 83–104.

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 Le Pharmacien Hospitalier et Clinicien.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew D. How Sharks Could Help Us Regrow Our Own Human Teeth. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/how-sharks-could-help-us-regrow-our-own-human-teeth/ (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. Interstate Commerce Commission: Impacts of Eliminating or Transferring Motor Carrier and Other Functions. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1995.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Li J. Growth Prediction of New Fractures in the Shadows of Existing Hydraulic Fractures in Shale Gas Formations. Doctoral dissertation. University of Louisiana, 2015.

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]
Williams J. A Guide to Graveside Tourism. New York Times 2017:BR6.

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 titleLe Pharmacien Hospitalier et Clinicien
ISSN (print)2211-1042
ScopePharmacology (medical)

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