How to format your references using the Polski Przegl?d Otorynolaryngologiczny citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Polski Przegl?d Otorynolaryngologiczny. 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]
Müller RD. Geophysics. Sedimentary basins feeling the heat from below. Science 2010;329:769–70.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Gelbart WM, Knobler CM. Virology. Pressurized viruses. Science 2009;323:1682–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Zimov SA, Schuur EAG, Chapin FS 3rd. Climate change. Permafrost and the global carbon budget. Science 2006;312:1612–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Adhikari P, Wen AM, French RH, Parsegian VA, Steinmetz NF, Podgornik R, et al. Electronic structure, dielectric response, and surface charge distribution of RGD (1FUV) peptide. Sci Rep 2014;4:5605.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Horrocks G. Greek. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Galarza AIR. Introduction to Classical Geometries. Basel: Birkhäuser; 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Trautschold M, Mazo G. Windows PC Setup. In: Mazo G, Anglin S, Markham J, Andres C, Beckner M, Buckingham E, et al., editors. BlackBerry Curve Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Curve 8520, 8530 and 8500 Series, Berkeley, CA: Apress; 2010, p. 67–104.

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 Polski Przegl?d Otorynolaryngologiczny.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Stark IPCC Climate Report Shows The Time For Talking Is Over. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/stark-ipcc-climate-report-shows-time-talking-over/ (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. Mass Transit: Challenges in Securing Transit Systems. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2002.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Cervantes-Kelly MD. Translation and interpretation as a means to improve bilingual high school students’ English and Spanish academic language proficiency. Doctoral dissertation. University of Arizona, 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]
Wagner J. His Slump in the Past, a Met Ensures His Teammates’ Struggles Matter Less. New York Times 2017:B12.

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 titlePolski Przegl?d Otorynolaryngologiczny
AbbreviationOtolaryngol. Pol.
ISSN (print)2084-5308
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