How to format your references using the Revue des Maladies Respiratoires citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Revue des Maladies Respiratoires. 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]
Barnes N. Publish your computer code: it is good enough. Nature 2010;467:753.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Crandall KA, Buhay JE. Evolution. Genomic databases and the tree of life. Science 2004;306:1144–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Hilgenkamp H, Moshchalkov VV, Kes P. Physics. Flux quanta on the move. Science 2003;302:1159–60.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Musser RO, Hum-Musser SM, Eichenseer H, Peiffer M, Ervin G, Murphy JB, et al. Herbivory: caterpillar saliva beats plant defences. Nature 2002;416:599–600.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Baldi P, Frasconi P, Smyth P. Modeling the Internet and the Web: Probabilistic Methods and Algorithms. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2002.
An edited book
[1]
Paoli FD, Pimentel E, Zavattaro G, editors. Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing: First European Conference, ESOCC 2012, Bertinoro, Italy, September 19-21, 2012. Proceedings. vol. 7592. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Rosenhan C. ‘That Learning Were Such a Filthy Thing’: Education, Literacy and Social Control in Huxley’s Brave New World. In: Greenberg J, Waddell N, editors. “Brave New World”: Contexts and Legacies, London: Palgrave Macmillan UK; 2016, p. 51–68.

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 des Maladies Respiratoires.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Want To Build A Moon Base? Easy. Just Print It. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/space/want-build-moon-base-easy-just-print-it/ (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. Highway Trust Fund: Revenue Sources, Uses, and Spending Controls. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1991.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Macy P. Underachievement in Gifted Students: Understanding Perceptions of Educational Experiences, Attitudes Toward School, and Teacher Training. Doctoral dissertation. Lindenwood University, 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
[1]
Tabor MBW. Media: Publishing; Nobody’s sure what multimedia rights to books are worth. But nobody’s ceding them without a fight. New York Times 1995:D7.

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 [1,1].
This sentence cites four references [1,1,1,1].

About the journal

Full journal titleRevue des Maladies Respiratoires
AbbreviationRev. Mal. Respir.
ISSN (print)0761-8425
ScopePulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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