How to format your references using the Neurophysiologie Clinique / Clinical Neurophysiology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Neurophysiologie Clinique / Clinical Neurophysiology. 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
[1]
Swanson RM. Applied physics. Photovoltaics power up. Science 2009;324:891–2.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Morris RG, Barthelemy M. Interdependent networks: the fragility of control. Sci Rep 2013;3:2764.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Taneike M, Abe F, Sawada K. Creep-strengthening of steel at high temperatures using nano-sized carbonitride dispersions. Nature 2003;424:294–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Hausmann D, Becker J, Wang S, Gordon RG. Rapid vapor deposition of highly conformal silica nanolaminates. Science 2002;298:402–6.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Miller JM. Chromatography. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2009.
An edited book
[1]
Nicola RD, Hennicker R, editors. Software, Services, and Systems: Essays Dedicated to Martin Wirsing on the Occasion of His Retirement from the Chair of Programming and Software Engineering. vol. 8950. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Harper Browne C, Shapiro CJ. Building Young Children’s Social–Emotional Competence at Home and in Early Care and Education Settings. In: Shapiro CJ, Harper Browne C, editors. Innovative Approaches to Supporting Families of Young Children, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 87–105.

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 / Clinical Neurophysiology.

Blog post
[1]
Carpineti A. NASA’s Mission To Metal Asteroid Psyche Will Now Arrive Four Years Earlier. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/space/nasas-mission-to-metal-asteroid-psyche-will-now-arrive-four-years-earlier/ (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. Highway Infrastructure: Stakeholders’ Views on Time to Conduct Environmental Reviews of Highway Projects. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2003.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Yu H. Parasitism of subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae: Termitidae) by entomopathogenic nematodes (Nematoda: Steinernematidae: Heterorhabditidae). Doctoral dissertation. University of Arizona, 2009.

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]
Crow K. Never-Never Land. New York Times 2003:141.

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

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