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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Seaford C. Policy: time to legislate for the good life. Nature 2011; 477: 532–533.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Yamagata M, Sanes JR. Dscam and Sidekick proteins direct lamina-specific synaptic connections in vertebrate retina. Nature 2008; 451: 465–469.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Pearson PD, Moje E, Greenleaf C. Literacy and science: each in the service of the other. Science (New York, N.Y.) 2010; 328: 459–463.
A journal article with 10 or more authors
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Stein E, Zou Y, Poo M, Tessier-Lavigne M. Binding of DCC by netrin-1 to mediate axon guidance independent of adenosine A2B receptor activation. Science (New York, N.Y.) 2001; 291: 1976–1982.

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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Voldman SH. ESD. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK: 2006.
An edited book
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Caldwell S. Using Your Emotional Intelligence to Develop Others. Palgrave Macmillan US, New York, NY: 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
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Gschwind T, Koehler J, Wong J. Applying Patterns during Business Process Modeling. In: Dumas M, Reichert M, Shan M-C, eds. Business Process Management: 6th International Conference, BPM 2008, Milan, Italy, September 2-4, 2008. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg: 2008; 4–19

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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Andrew E. New “Imaginary Meal” Diet Drug Tricks The Body Into Thinking It Has Eaten [Internet]. IFLScience2015; [cited 2018 Oct 30] Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/new-imaginary-meal-diet-drug-tricks-body-thinking-it-has-eaten/

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. Federal Research: Super Collider Estimates and Germany’s Industrially Produced Magnets. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC: 1991.

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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Yendes DL. Remnants of Life. 2010;

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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Kenigsberg B. Gertrude of Arabia. New York Times2017; : C7.

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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