How to format your references using the Neurophysiologie Clinique citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Neurophysiologie Clinique. 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
[1]
Ciesla FJ. Outward transport of high-temperature materials around the midplane of the solar nebula. Science 2007;318:613–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Cassenaer S, Laurent G. Hebbian STDP in mushroom bodies facilitates the synchronous flow of olfactory information in locusts. Nature 2007;448:709–13.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Yamada T, Dautry A, Walport M. Ready for avian flu? Nature 2008;454:162.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Wilf P, Cúneo NR, Johnson KR, Hicks JF, Wing SL, Obradovich JD. High plant diversity in Eocene South America: evidence from Patagonia. Science 2003;300:122–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Peterson RL. Trading on Sentiment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Joseph L, Mahler M, Auyero J, editors. New Perspectives in Political Ethnography. New York, NY: Springer; 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Gratton E, vandeVen MJ. Laser Sources for Confocal Microscopy. In: Pawley JB, editor. Handbook Of Biological Confocal Microscopy, Boston, MA: Springer US; 2006, p. 80–125.

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 Neurophysiologie Clinique.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Trees Trap Environmental Particulate Matter. IFLScience 2013. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/trees-trap-environmental-particulate-matter/ (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. Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Readiness Improving Yet Avoiding Disruption of Critical Services Will Require Additional Work. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1999.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Richardson MM. Challenging the South’s black-white binary: Haliwa-Saponi Indians and political autonomy. Doctoral dissertation. University of North Carolina, 2013.

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]
Poniewozik J. White Guys, Grappling With a New Reality. New York Times 2016:AR115.

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 titleNeurophysiologie Clinique
AbbreviationNeurophysiol. Clin.
ISSN (print)0987-7053
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Clinical Neurology
Physiology (medical)
Neurology

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