How to format your references using the Progrès en Urologie citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Progrès en Urologie. 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]
Hunten DM. The sequestration of ethane on Titan in smog particles. Nature 2006;443:669–70.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Quellmalz ES, Pellegrino JW. Technology and testing. Science 2009;323:75–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Dong J, Yang G, McHaourab HS. Structural basis of energy transduction in the transport cycle of MsbA. Science 2005;308:1023–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Jamora C, DasGupta R, Kocieniewski P, Fuchs E. Links between signal transduction, transcription and adhesion in epithelial bud development. Nature 2003;422:317–22.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Ng R. Drugs. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2005.
An edited book
[1]
Jain P. Inflammation: Natural Resources and Its Applications. New Delhi: Springer India; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Wang L, Hu Y, Qiu D. The Study of Applying Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model to the Term Life Insurance. In: Wu D, editor. Quantitative Financial Risk Management, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 47–54.

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 Progrès en Urologie.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. How To Watch The ISS Fly Overhead On Christmas Eve. 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. Computer-Based Patient Records: Short-Term Progress Made, but Much Work Remains to Achieve a Two-Way Data Exchange Between VA and DOD Health Systems. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2003.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Escamilla D. How performance following the implementation of a new structure affects employee engagement. 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]
Feeney K. In a Word, Fabulous. New York Times 2007:NJ6.

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 titleProgrès en Urologie
AbbreviationProg. Urol.
ISSN (print)1166-7087
ScopeUrology

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