How to format your references using the Nutrition clinique et métabolisme citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Nutrition clinique et métabolisme. 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]
Gaudet A. A grad school survival guide. Science 2015;347:1386.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Peter IS, Davidson EH. A gene regulatory network controlling the embryonic specification of endoderm. Nature 2011;474:635–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Gershenfeld N, Samouhos S, Nordman B. Engineering. Intelligent infrastructure for energy efficiency. Science 2010;327:1086–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Qi HH, Sarkissian M, Hu G-Q, Wang Z, Bhattacharjee A, Gordon DB, et al. Histone H4K20/H3K9 demethylase PHF8 regulates zebrafish brain and craniofacial development. Nature 2010;466:503–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Wells R. Global Credit Management. Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2004.
An edited book
[1]
Martínez-San Miguel Y, Sifuentes-Jáuregui B, Belausteguigoitia M, editors. Critical Terms in Caribbean and Latin American Thought: Historical and Institutional Trajectories. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan US; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Maricau E, Gielen G. Background on IC Reliability Simulation. In: Gielen G, editor. Analog IC Reliability in Nanometer CMOS, New York, NY: Springer; 2013, p. 79–91.

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 Nutrition clinique et métabolisme.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Greedy Galaxy is Getting Bigger. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/space/greedy-galaxy/ (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. Federal-Aid Highways: Trends, Effect on State Spending, and Options for Future Program Design. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2004.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Catalini M. Intrinsic rewards increase job performance within an organization. Doctoral dissertation. Pepperdine University, 2012.

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]
THEODORE HERMANBONNIE BURKEDANIEL ROTHFRANKLIN L. TOWBERMARK ARONOFFKATHLEEN KELLY(Prof.) HOWARD A. SCARROWSTEPHEN JOEL TRACHTENBERG. Letters; America’s Burden in the Afghanistan Crisis Impotence in the Face of Soviet Aggression Let Russian Commerce Have an Ice-Free Port Set for San Juan Hill? The Sounds Of Mandarin Sex and the Monarchy A Single-Issue Party’s Clout Errant Philanthropy. New York Times 1980:The Week In ReviewE20.

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 titleNutrition clinique et métabolisme
ISSN (print)0985-0562
ScopeEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Dietetics

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