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]
Fenton MB. Ecology. The world through a bat’s ear. Science 2011;333:528–9.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Goswami P, Baruah J. Quantitative assessment of relative roles of drivers of acute respiratory diseases. Sci Rep 2014;4:6532.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Román-Leshkov Y, Chheda JN, Dumesic JA. Phase modifiers promote efficient production of hydroxymethylfurfural from fructose. Science 2006;312:1933–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Neyt C, Jagla K, Thisse C, Thisse B, Haines L, Currie PD. Evolutionary origins of vertebrate appendicular muscle. Nature 2000;408:82–6.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Niles JD. Old English Literature. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Högselius P. Europe’s Infrastructure Transition: Economy, War, Nature. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Tang Y, Parsons S, Sklar E. Modeling Human Education Data: From Equation-Based Modeling to Agent-Based Modeling. In: Antunes L, Takadama K, editors. Multi-Agent-Based Simulation VII: International Workshop, MABS 2006, Hakodate, Japan, May 8, 2006, Revised and Invited Papers, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007, p. 41–56.

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]
Hale T. Fish Caught Mid-Eating Another Fish Becomes Frozen Solid In Ice. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/fish-caught-mideating-another-fish-becomes-frozen-solid-in-ice/ (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. Lessons Learned for Protecting and Educating Children after the Gulf Coast Hurricanes. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2006.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Klyce LR. Assessing parent-child agreement on an eating disorder symptom questionnaire. Doctoral dissertation. Mississippi State University, 2008.

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]
Hu W. Want to Relax at Park or Pool in New York? Join the Crowd. New York Times 2016:A1.

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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