How to format your references using the Regenerative Medicine Research citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Regenerative Medicine Research. 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. Umstadter D. Laser light splits atom. Nature. 2000;404:239.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Artis D, Spits H. The biology of innate lymphoid cells. Nature. 2015;517:293–301.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Kaczmarczyk A, Vorholt JA, Francez-Charlot A. Synthetic vanillate-regulated promoter for graded gene expression in Sphingomonas. Sci Rep. 2014;4:6453.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Ray B, Henaff M, Ma S, Efstathiadis E, Peskin ER, Picone M, et al. Information content and analysis methods for multi-modal high-throughput biomedical data. Sci Rep. 2014;4:4411.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Stockinger P. Audiovisual Archives. Hoboken, NJ USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
1. Wang H, Zou L, Huang G, He J, Pang C, Zhang HL, et al., editors. Web Technologies and Applications: APWeb 2012 International Workshops: SenDe, IDP, IEKB, MBC, Kunming, China, April 11-13, 2012. Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Lee J, Park G-L. Distance-Based Heuristic in Selecting a DC Charging Station for Electric Vehicles. In: Murty MN, He X, Chillarige RR, Weng P, editors. Multi-disciplinary Trends in Artificial Intelligence: 8th International Workshop, MIWAI 2014, Bangalore, India, December 8-10, 2014 Proceedings. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2014. p. 47–56.

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 Regenerative Medicine Research.

Blog post
1. Andrew E. Breaking The Link Between A Conservative Worldview And Climate Skepticism [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/breaking-link-between-conservative-worldview-and-climate-skepticism/

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. Telephone Communications: Issues Affecting Rural Telephone Service. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1987 Mar. Report No.: RCED-87-74.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Garishe SS. Protocol for file sharing in mobile ad hoc networks [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: 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. Gordon MR, Schmitt E. Wrestling With North Korea, Trump Finds Perilous Options. New York Times. 2017 Aug 11;A1.

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 titleRegenerative Medicine Research
AbbreviationRegen. Med. Res.
ISSN (online)2050-490X
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