How to format your references using the Pratiques en nutrition citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Pratiques en nutrition. 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]
Buratowski S. Transcription. Gene expression--where to start? Science 2008;322:1804–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Solomon TH, Mezić I. Uniform resonant chaotic mixing in fluid flows. Nature 2003;425:376–80.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Pelechano V, Wei W, Steinmetz LM. Extensive transcriptional heterogeneity revealed by isoform profiling. Nature 2013;497:127–31.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Nakayama M, Niki Y, Kawasaki T, Takeda Y, Ikegami H, Toyama Y, et al. IL-32-PAR2 axis is an innate immunity sensor providing alternative signaling for LPS-TRIF axis. Sci Rep 2013;3:2960.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Eggert H, Kauschke W. Structural Bearings. Berlin, Germany: Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG; 2012.
An edited book
[1]
Puri P, Höllwarth M, editors. Pediatric Surgery. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Wakiyama T, Abdullah A, Jupesta J. Economic Impact Assessment on Low-Carbon Investment in Renewable Energy in Yokohama, Japan. In: Jupesta J, Wakiyama T, editors. Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment in Asian Cities, London: Palgrave Macmillan UK; 2016, p. 77–93.

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 Pratiques en nutrition.

Blog post
[1]
Luntz S. Silver Turns Bacteria Into Killer Zombies. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/silver-turns-bacteria-killer-zombies/ (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. Responses to Questions for the Record: February 11, 2009, Hearing on the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2009.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
McElhoes JL. Spatial, Technological, and Functional Variability Among the Prehistoric Ceramics of the Southern California Coast. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2017.

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]
Zecher LK. The Path to Publishing. New York Times 2013:BU8.

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 titlePratiques en nutrition
ISSN (print)1766-7305
ScopeNutrition and Dietetics

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