How to format your references using the Neumología y Cirugía de Tórax citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Neumología y Cirugía de Tórax. 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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Friedman SD. Comment on “Magnetic resonance spectroscopy identifies neural progenitor cells in the live human brain.” Science. 2008 Aug 1;321(5889):640.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Raser JM, O’Shea EK. Control of stochasticity in eukaryotic gene expression. Science. 2004 Jun 18;304(5678):1811–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Gonçalves B, Balcan D, Vespignani A. Human mobility and the worldwide impact of intentional localized highly pathogenic virus release. Sci Rep. 2013;3:810.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Verma R, Aravind L, Oania R, McDonald WH, Yates JR 3rd, Koonin EV, et al. Role of Rpn11 metalloprotease in deubiquitination and degradation by the 26S proteasome. Science. 2002 Oct 18;298(5593):611–5.

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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Chiang HD. Direct Methods for Stability Analysis of Electric Power Systems. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
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Malagoli D, Ottaviani E, editors. Eco-immunology: Evolutive Aspects and Future Perspectives. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2014. XII, 179 p. 15 illus., 9 illus. in color.
A chapter in an edited book
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Tröhler D. The New Languages and Old Institutions: Problems of Implementing New School Governance. In: Smeyers P, Depaepe M, editors. Educational Research: Why ‘What Works’ Doesn’t Work. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2007. p. 65–80.

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 Neumología y Cirugía de Tórax.

Blog post
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Hale T. A Beautiful Glimpse Of A Galaxy Seen From The Edge [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2017 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/a-beautiful-glimpse-of-a-galaxy-seen-from-the-edge-/

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. NASA: Assessments of Selected Large-Scale Projects. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2011 Mar. Report No.: GAO-11-239SP.

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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Lee M. A graphic design curriculum development project [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2014.

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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Pilon M. Skating With a Smile, No Matter What. New York Times. 2014 Feb 18;B11.

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 titleNeumología y Cirugía de Tórax
ISSN (print)0028-3746
Scope

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