How to format your references using the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases. 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]
Engelhardt B. Neuroscience. Blood-brain barrier differentiation. Science 2011;334:1652–3.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Bayley H, Cremer PS. Stochastic sensors inspired by biology. Nature 2001;413:226–30.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Hayden BY, Pearson JM, Platt ML. Fictive reward signals in the anterior cingulate cortex. Science 2009;324:948–50.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Su Q, Pan H, Liu B, Chu D, Xie W, Wu Q, et al. Insect symbiont facilitates vector acquisition, retention, and transmission of plant virus. Sci Rep 2013;3:1367.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Graham AW, Kirkman NC, Paul PM. Mobile Radio Network Design in the VHF and UHF Bands. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2006.
An edited book
[1]
Perron L, Trick MA, editors. Integration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems: 5th International Conference, CPAIOR 2008 Paris, France, May 20-23, 2008 Proceedings. vol. 5015. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Jain A, Pietrzak K. Parallel Repetition for Leakage Resilience Amplification Revisited. In: Ishai Y, editor. Theory of Cryptography: 8th Theory of Cryptography Conference, TCC 2011, Providence, RI, USA, March 28-30, 2011. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 58–69.

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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Baby Stegosaurus Tracks Modeled in 3D. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/baby-stegosaurus-tracks-modeled-3d/ (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. Need for a Government-Wide Budget Classification Structure for Federal Research and Development Information, Appendix IV. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1977.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Dusso AP. The psychology of institutional development: How parties’ willingness to accept risk affects the districts they draw and the seats they win. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University, 2010.

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]
Williams J. Parade’s End. New York Times 2016:BR4.

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 titleOral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases
ISSN (print)2214-5419
Scope

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