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
East R. Microbiome: Soil science comes to life. Nature 2013;501:S18-9.
A journal article with 2 authors
Trauger JT, Traub WA. A laboratory demonstration of the capability to image an Earth-like extrasolar planet. Nature 2007;446:771–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
Feng S, Jacobsen SE, Reik W. Epigenetic reprogramming in plant and animal development. Science 2010;330:622–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Klix CL, Murata K-I, Tanaka H, Williams SR, Malins A, Royall CP. Novel kinetic trapping in charged colloidal clusters due to self-induced surface charge organization. Sci Rep 2013;3:2072.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Searle SR. Linear Models. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 1997.
An edited book
Osman N, Sierra C, editors. Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems: AAMAS 2016 Workshops, Visionary Papers, Singapore, Singapore, May 9-10, 2016, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 10003. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
Zeng K. Access with Fast Batch Verifiable Anonymous Credentials. In: Chen L, Ryan MD, Wang G, editors. Information and Communications Security: 10th International Conference, ICICS 2008 Birmingham, UK, October 20 - 22, 2008 Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008, p. 65–80.

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
Carpineti A. Scientists Develop A New Method That Might Stop HIV From Replicating. IFLScience 2017.


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. School Meal Programs: Sharing Information on Best Practices May Improve Programs’ Operations. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1997.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Small CR. An investigation on the effect(s) of different modes of intervention for weight management on HDL-cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol production among United States veterans. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2013.

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
Clarke J. Respites From Solitude of an Ocean Voyage. New York Times 2017:B8.

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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