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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Koenig R. COMPUTER SCIENCE: Flushing Out Nasty Viruses in the Balkans. Science 2000; 289: 1863–1865.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Ruxin J, Habinshuti A. Crowd control in Rwanda. Nature 2011; 474: 572–573.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Srinivasan V, Pierik AJ, Lill R. Crystal structures of nucleotide-free and glutathione-bound mitochondrial ABC transporter Atm1. Science 2014; 343: 1137–1140.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Jessop PG, Heldebrant DJ, Li X, Eckert CA, Liotta CL. Green chemistry: reversible nonpolar-to-polar solvent. Nature 2005; 436: 1102.

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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Bécherrawy T. Mechanical and Electromagnetic Vibrations and Waves. John Wiley & Sons, Inc: Hoboken, NJ, 2012.
An edited book
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Sakai Y, Vassilicos C (eds.). Fractal Flow Design: How to Design Bespoke Turbulence and Why. Springer International Publishing: Cham, 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
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Chen Z-S, Hseu Z-Y, Tsai C-C. Entisols. In: Hseu Z-Y, Tsai C-C (eds). The Soils of Taiwan. Springer Netherlands: Dordrecht, 2015, pp 55–62.

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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Fang J. Costa Rican Surge In Snakebites Linked To El Niño Cycles. IFLScience. 2015.https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/costa-rica-surge-snakebites-linked-el-nino/ (accessed 30 Oct2018).

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. Homeland Security: Despite Progress, DHS Continues to Be Challenged in Managing Its Multi-Billion Dollar Annual Investment in Large-Scale Information Technology Systems. U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 2009.

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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Strickland KC. A historical analysis of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. 2012.

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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Williams J. Of God and War. New York Times. 2017; : BR6.

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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