How to format your references using the Progrčs en Urologie - FMC citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Progrčs en Urologie - FMC. 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]
Wunsch C. Moon, tides and climate. Nature 2000;405:743–4.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Schmeing TM, Ramakrishnan V. What recent ribosome structures have revealed about the mechanism of translation. Nature 2009;461:1234–42.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Bania TM, Rood RT, Balser DS. The cosmological density of baryons from observations of 3He+ in the Milky Way. Nature 2002;415:54–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Rajagopalan H, Jallepalli PV, Rago C, Velculescu VE, Kinzler KW, Vogelstein B, et al. Inactivation of hCDC4 can cause chromosomal instability. Nature 2004;428:77–81.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Simon P, Brousse T, Favier F. Supercapacitors Based on Carbon or Pseudocapacitive Materials. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2017.
An edited book
[1]
Albani A, Dietz JLG, Verelst J, editors. Advances in Enterprise Engineering V: First Enterprise Engineering Working Conference, EEWC 2011, Antwerp, Belgium, May 16-17, 2011. Proceedings. vol. 79. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Atienza Alonso D, Mamagkakis S, Poucet C, Peón-Quirós M, Bartzas A, Catthoor F, et al. Dynamic Data Types Optimization in Multimedia and Communication Applications. In: Mamagkakis S, Poucet C, Peón-Quirós M, Bartzas A, Catthoor F, Soudris D, editors. Dynamic Memory Management for Embedded Systems, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015, p. 93–134.

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 Progrčs en Urologie - FMC.

Blog post
[1]
Luntz S. Skyscraper-Sized Sculptures Carved Beneath Greenland’s Ice Sheet. IFLScience 2014.

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. Costly Requirements for Certain Control Towers, Navigation Aids, and Airport Lights. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1974.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Bhandari S. The Role of System of Systems in Additive Manufacturing. Doctoral dissertation. Mississippi State University, 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]
Crow K. That Distinctive New-Park Odor Turns Out to Be Leaking Sewage. New York Times 2000:146.

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 titleProgrčs en Urologie - FMC
ISSN (print)1761-676X
ScopeUrology

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