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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Zaret KS. Regenerative biology: Maintaining liver mass. Nature. 2015 Aug 13;524(7564):165–6.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Chenn A, Walsh CA. Regulation of cerebral cortical size by control of cell cycle exit in neural precursors. Science. 2002 Jul 19;297(5580):365–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Villegas P, Moretti P, Muñoz MA. Frustrated hierarchical synchronization and emergent complexity in the human connectome network. Sci Rep. 2014 Aug 8;4:5990.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Tse D, Langston RF, Kakeyama M, Bethus I, Spooner PA, Wood ER, et al. Schemas and memory consolidation. Science. 2007 Apr 6;316(5821):76–82.

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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Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. MAK- und BAT-Werte-Liste 2014. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2014.
An edited book
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Weiss A, King JE, Murray L, editors. Personality and Temperament in Nonhuman Primates. New York, NY: Springer; 2011. XIV, 346 p. (Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects).
A chapter in an edited book
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Worbs T, Förster R. T Cell Migration Dynamics Within Lymph Nodes During Steady State: An Overview of Extracellular and Intracellular Factors Influencing the Basal Intranodal T Cell Motility. In: Dustin M, McGavern D, editors. Visualizing Immunity. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009. p. 71–105. (Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology).

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. How To Make Sure You’ll Have Tall, Healthy Kids [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/look-beyond-family-tree-if-you-want-tall-healthy-kids/

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. Use of Department of Education Title III Grant Funds by the International Institute of the Americas of World University. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1984 Apr. Report No.: HRD-84-20.

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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Young WB. First-Generation Undergraduate Researchers: Engaging and Validating Cultural Wealth-Based Self-Authors [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
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Brantley B. She’s Doomed, but No One Is Blameless. New York Times. 2017 Sep 18;C2.

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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