How to format your references using the Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 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
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Cattaneo A. Astrophysics: The slow death of red galaxies. Nature 2015; 521: 164–165.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Bengtson MH, Joazeiro CAP. Role of a ribosome-associated E3 ubiquitin ligase in protein quality control. Nature 2010; 467: 470–473.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Baarlink C, Wang H, Grosse R. Nuclear actin network assembly by formins regulates the SRF coactivator MAL. Science (New York, N.Y.) 2013; 340: 864–867.
A journal article with 10 or more authors
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Zhou H, Seo J-H, Paskiewicz DM et al. Fast flexible electronics with strained silicon nanomembranes. Scientific reports 2013; 3: 1291.

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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Robyns B, François B, Delille G, Saudemont C. Energy Storage in Electric Power Grids. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ: 2015.
An edited book
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Breitman K, Cavalcanti A, editors. Formal Methods and Software Engineering: 11th International Conference on Formal Engineering Methods ICFEM 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 9-12, 2009. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg: 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
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König R, König D, Neumayer KH. Station Coordinates and Low Degree Harmonics with Daily Resolution from a GPS/CHAMP Integrated Solution and with Weekly Resolution from a LAGEOS-only Solution. In: Drewes H, ed. Geodetic Reference Frames: IAG Symposium Munich, Germany, 9-14 October 2006. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg: 2009; 31–38

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 Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.

Blog post
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Andrews R. How To Destroy A Galaxy [Internet]. IFLScience2016; [cited 2018 Oct 30] Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/physics/how-to-destroy-a-galaxy/

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. Computer-Based Patient Records: Subcommittee Questions Concerning VA and DOD Efforts to Achieve a Two-Way Exchange of Health Data. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC: 2004.

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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Manalo JB. Ascend Physical Therapy: A Private Practice Clinic for the Next Level. 2017;

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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Chow AR, Paulson M. ‘The Glass Menagerie’ To Close Early. New York Times2017; : C3.

In-text citations

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

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 titleNephrology Dialysis Transplantation
AbbreviationNephrol. Dial. Transplant
ISSN (print)0931-0509
ISSN (online)1460-2385
ScopeNephrology
Transplantation

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