How to format your references using the Leukemia Supplements citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Leukemia Supplements. 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
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Dowswell C. Retroscpective. Norman Ernest Borlaug (1914-2009). Science 2009; 326: 381.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Barkman T, Zhang J. Evidence for escape from adaptive conflict? Nature 2009; 462: E1; discussion E2-3.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Azuma S, Katayama I, Nakakuki T. Rheological decoupling at the Moho and implication to Venusian tectonics. Sci Rep 2014; 4: 4403.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Hiyoshi H, Goto N, Tsuchiya M, Iida K, Nakajima Y, Hirata N et al. 2-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-benzothiazole suppresses tumor progression and metastatic potential of breast cancer cells by inducing ubiquitin ligase CHIP. Sci Rep 2014; 4: 7095.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Bertolo D. Interactions on Digital Tablets in the Context of 3D Geometry Learning. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ, 2016.
An edited book
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Hanrot G, Morain F, Thomé E (eds.). Algorithmic Number Theory: 9th International Symposium, ANTS-IX, Nancy, France, July 19-23, 2010. Proceedings. Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
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Nalbantis G, Pawlowski T. Data. In: Pawlowski T (ed). The Demand for International Football Telecasts in the United States. Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2016, pp 43–74.

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 Leukemia Supplements.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Satellite Data Reveals Colorado River Basin Losing Groundwater At Alarming Rate. IFLScience. 2014.

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
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Government Accountability Office. Scenic Byways: States’ Use of Geometric Design Standards. U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 1995.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Richardson C. Edgard Varèse and the Visual Avant-Garde: A Comparative Study of Intégrales and Works of Art by Marcel Duchamp. 2005.

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
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Feeney K. Hidden Treasures Of the Food Industry. New York Times. 2007; : 14NJ13.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 titleLeukemia Supplements
AbbreviationLeuk. Suppl.
ISSN (print)2044-5210
ISSN (online)2044-5229
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