How to format your references using the Revue de Stomatologie, de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale et de Chirurgie Orale citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Revue de Stomatologie, de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale et de Chirurgie Orale. 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]
Bagla P. INDIA: Disease Data Stolen in Lab Break-In. Science 2000;290:1668b–9b.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Fairn GD, Grinstein S. Cell biology. Precursor or charge supplier? Science 2012;337:653–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Winter SS, Clark BJ, Taube JS. Spatial navigation. Disruption of the head direction cell network impairs the parahippocampal grid cell signal. Science 2015;347:870–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Crawford JM, Thomas PM, Scheerer JR, Vagstad AL, Kelleher NL, Townsend CA. Deconstruction of iterative multidomain polyketide synthase function. Science 2008;320:243–6.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Misra S, Goswami S. Network Routing. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2017.
An edited book
[1]
Sterer N. Breath Odors: Origin, Diagnosis, and Management. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Rawski M, Tomaszewicz P, Borowik G, Łuba T. 5 Logic Synthesis Method of Digital Circuits Designed for Implementation with Embedded Memory Blocks of FPGAs. In: Adamski M, Barkalov A, Węgrzyn M, editors. Design of Digital Systems and Devices, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 121–44.

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 de Stomatologie, de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale et de Chirurgie Orale.

Blog post
[1]
Fang J. Blue-Footed Boobies Camouflage Eggs With Dirt, And It Works. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/blue-footed-boobies-camouflage-eggs-dirt-and-it-works/ (accessed October 30, 2018).

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. SBA Loan Monitoring System: Substantial Progress Yet Key Risks and Challenges Remain. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2000.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Ramirez M. Support groups for caregivers of older adults with end stage renal disease: A grant proposal. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2015.

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]
Feeney K. Fire Up the Grill. New York Times 2009:NJ8.

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 de Stomatologie, de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale et de Chirurgie Orale
AbbreviationRev. Stomatol. Chir. Maxillofac. Chir. Orale
ISSN (print)2213-6533
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Otorhinolaryngology
Surgery
Oral Surgery

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