How to format your references using the Lipids in Health and Disease citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Lipids in Health and Disease. 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. Modugno G. Physics. Universal few-body binding. Science. 2009;326:1640–1.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Laurance WF, Luizão RCC. Driving a wedge into the Amazon. Nature. 2007;448:409–10.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Yonezawa H, Aoki T, Furusawa A. Demonstration of a quantum teleportation network for continuous variables. Nature. 2004;431:430–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Smith KL Jr, Robison BH, Helly JJ, Kaufmann RS, Ruhl HA, Shaw TJ, et al. Free-drifting icebergs: hot spots of chemical and biological enrichment in the Weddell Sea. Science. 2007;317:478–82.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Kivy P. Once-Told Tales. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2011.
An edited book
1. Teebi AS, editor. Genetic Disorders Among Arab Populations. 2nd ed. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Tenny L, Hirani Z. Loading Entities and Navigation Properties. In: Hirani Z, editor. Entity Framework 40 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach. Berkeley, CA: Apress; 2010. p. 155–88.

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 Lipids in Health and Disease.

Blog post
1. Andrew E. Poor Semen Quality May Be A Warning Sign Of Other Health Issues. IFLScience. 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
1. Government Accountability Office. Secure Flight: TSA Should Take Additional Steps to Determine Program Effectiveness. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2014 Sep. Report No.: GAO-14-531.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Hebbard MT. A Depositional Analysis of the Reeves Sand in Beauregard and Allen Parishes, Louisiana [Doctoral dissertation]. [ Lafayette, LA]: 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. Walsh MW. The Illusion of Savings. New York Times. 2010 Sep 18;B1.

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 titleLipids in Health and Disease
AbbreviationLipids Health Dis.
ISSN (online)1476-511X
ScopeClinical Biochemistry
Endocrinology
Biochemistry, medical
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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