How to format your references using the Revue d'Oncologie Hématologie Pédiatrique citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Revue d'Oncologie Hématologie Pédiatrique. 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
Solow RM. Retrospective. Paul A. Samuelson (1915-2009). Science 2010;327:282.
A journal article with 2 authors
Hewitt SC, Korach KS. Cell biology. A hand to support the implantation window. Science 2011;331:863–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
Brown MS, Ye J, Goldstein JL. Medicine. HDL miR-ed down by SREBP introns. Science 2010;328:1495–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Tomeoka K, Kiriyama K, Nakamura K, Yamahana Y, Sekine T. Interplanetary dust from the explosive dispersal of hydrated asteroids by impacts. Nature 2003;423:60–2.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Arden JB, Linford L. Brain-Based Therapy with Adults. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2008.
An edited book
Standish P, Saito N, editors. Education and the Kyoto School of Philosophy: Pedagogy for Human Transformation. vol. 1. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
Rovenský J, Vašáková M. Sine Syndrome in Systemic Sclerosis. In: Rovenský J, Herold M, Vašáková M, editors. Sine Syndromes in Rheumatology, Vienna: Springer; 2014, p. 23–9.

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 Revue d'Oncologie Hématologie Pédiatrique.

Blog post
Andrew E. Here’s What Your House Dust Reveals About You. IFLScience 2015. (accessed October 30, 2018).


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
Government Accountability Office. Public Transportation: New Starts Program Challenges and Preliminary Observations on Expediting Project Development. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2009.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Ambaw Y. Promoting the well-being of black student athletes: A grant proposal. Doctoral dissertation. 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
Wihbey J, Beaudet M. Financial Disclosure, Wrapped in Secrecy. New York Times 2016:A23.

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 titleRevue d'Oncologie Hématologie Pédiatrique
ISSN (print)2213-4670

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