How to format your references using the Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia (Brazilian Journal of Rheumatology) citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia (Brazilian Journal of Rheumatology). 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
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Ray T. Astronomy. Cosmic rays from cosmic birth. Science. 2010 Nov 26;330(6008):1184–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Gruenheid S, Finlay BB. Microbial pathogenesis and cytoskeletal function. Nature. 2003 Apr 17;422(6933):775–81.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Ditzen M, Pellegrino M, Vosshall LB. Insect odorant receptors are molecular targets of the insect repellent DEET. Science. 2008 Mar 28;319(5871):1838–42.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Sabari BR, Dall’Agnese A, Boija A, Klein IA, Coffey EL, Shrinivas K, et al. Coactivator condensation at super-enhancers links phase separation and gene control. Science. 2018 Jul 27;361(6400).

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Zink M. Scalable Video on Demand. West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,.; 2005.
An edited book
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Goh J, Lim CT, editors. 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2015: 6th to 8th July, 2015, Singapore. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. XX, 218 p. 241 illus. (IFMBE Proceedings; vol. 52).
A chapter in an edited book
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Berg S, Börner B-I, Rasch H, Müller-Brand J, Bongartz G. Hybrid Imaging with SPECT/CT — Presentation of 5 Cases. In: Buzug TM, Holz D, Bongartz J, Kohl-Bareis M, Hartmann U, Weber S, editors. Advances in Medical Engineering. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007. p. 37–41. (Springer Proceedings in Physics).

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 Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia (Brazilian Journal of Rheumatology).

Blog post
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Andrew E. Sensational Headlines About Dementia ‘Breakthroughs’ Are Damaging To Patients And Their Families [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/brain/sensational-headlines-about-dementia-breakthroughs-are-damaging-patients-and-their-families/

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
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Government Accountability Office. Recommendation Concerning Claim by Teacher for Backpay in DOD Overseas Dependents Schools. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1982 Jul. Report No.: B-156439(JAB).

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Diddi V. Digitally Controlled Microwave Power Amplifier Design Techniques for Wireless Communications [Doctoral dissertation]. [La Jolla, CA]: University of California San Diego; 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
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Gustines GG. Captain America’s Mom: Some Shocking News. New York Times. 2016 May 26;C3.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in superscript:

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 titleRevista Brasileira de Reumatologia (Brazilian Journal of Rheumatology)
AbbreviationRev. Bras. Reumatol.
ISSN (print)0482-5004
ISSN (online)1809-4570
Scope

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