How to format your references using the mUX: The Journal of Mobile User Experience citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for mUX: The Journal of Mobile User Experience. 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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Komarova NL (2015) Cancer: A moving target. Nature 525:198–199
A journal article with 2 authors
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Lee MCS, Schekman R (2004) Cell biology. BAR domains go on a bender. Science 303:479–480
A journal article with 3 authors
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Giannini A, Saravanan R, Chang P (2003) Oceanic forcing of Sahel rainfall on interannual to interdecadal time scales. Science 302:1027–1030
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Dai D, Wang CC, Harich SA, et al (2003) Interference of quantized transition-state pathways in the H + D2 -> D + HD chemical reaction. Science 300:1730–1734

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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Vaseghi SV (2006) Advanced Digital Signal Processing and Noise Reduction. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK
An edited book
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Magedanz T, Karmouch A, Pierre S, Venieris I (2005) Mobility Aware Technologies and Applications: Second International Workshop, MATA 2005, Montreal, Canada, October 17-19, 2005. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
A chapter in an edited book
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Vera J, Lai X, Schmitz U, Wolkenhauer O (2013) MicroRNA-Regulated Networks: The Perfect Storm for Classical Molecular Biology, the Ideal Scenario for Systems Biology. In: Schmitz U, Wolkenhauer O, Vera J (eds) MicroRNA Cancer Regulation: Advanced Concepts, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Tools. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp 55–76

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 mUX: The Journal of Mobile User Experience.

Blog post
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Andrew E (2015) Welcome To The Family, Pluto. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 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
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Government Accountability Office (1999) Acquisition Reform: NASA’s Internet Service Improves Access to Contracting Information. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

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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Gomez-Zuebisch LC (2010) A phenomenological exploration of the learning values derived from instructional short videos among adult learners. Doctoral dissertation, University of Phoenix

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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Crow K (2002) Is There a Little Bistro Inside All That Construction? New York Times 147

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 titlemUX: The Journal of Mobile User Experience
ISSN (online)2196-873X
Scope

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