How to format your references using the Nefrología Latinoamericana citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Nefrología Latinoamericana. 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
[1]
McMillan P. Phase transitions: jumping between liquid states. Nature 2000;403:151–2.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Iyer SM, Delp SL. Neuroscience. Optogenetic regeneration. Science 2014;344:44–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Griesinger CB, Richards CD, Ashmore JF. Fast vesicle replenishment allows indefatigable signalling at the first auditory synapse. Nature 2005;435:212–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Braig M, Lee S, Loddenkemper C, Rudolph C, Peters AHFM, Schlegelberger B, et al. Oncogene-induced senescence as an initial barrier in lymphoma development. Nature 2005;436:660–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG. Funding Atlas 2012. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Selin H, Davey G, editors. Happiness Across Cultures: Views of Happiness and Quality of Life in Non-Western Cultures. vol. 6. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Helbing D, Johansson A. On the Controversy Around Daganzo’s Requiem for and Aw–Rascle’s Resurrection of Second-Order Traffic Flow Models. In: Bressan A, Helbing D, Klar A, Zuazua E, editors. Modelling and Optimisation of Flows on Networks: Cetraro, Italy 2009, Editors: Benedetto Piccoli, Michel Rascle, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013, p. 271–302.

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 Nefrología Latinoamericana.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Chemical Treatment Restores Partial Vision to Blind Mice. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/brain/chemical-treatment-restores-partial-vision-blind-mice/ (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. Federal Research Grants: Maintaining Public Accountability Without Inhibiting Creative Research. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1979.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Paik Y. Redefining multidisciplinary teams: An institutional approach. Doctoral dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park, 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
[1]
Greenhouse L. Court Rules Coach’s Violations Are Not a Form of Free Speech. New York Times 2007:D6.

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 titleNefrología Latinoamericana
ISSN (print)2444-9032
Scope

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