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]
Smaglik P. Gene therapy institute denies that errors led to trial death. Nature 2000;403:820.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Peck JR, Waxman D. Mutation and sex in a competitive world. Nature 2000;406:399–404.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Dvorak M, Oswald W, Wu Z. Bandgap opening by patterning graphene. Sci Rep 2013;3:2289.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Lederle A, Su B, Holl V, Penichon J, Schmidt S, Decoville T, et al. Neutralizing antibodies inhibit HIV-1 infection of plasmacytoid dendritic cells by an FcγRIIa independent mechanism and do not diminish cytokines production. Sci Rep 2014;4:5845.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Zarbock G, Lynch S, Ammann A, Ringer S. Mindfulness for Therapists. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Bonnard B, Chyba M, editors. Recent Advances in Celestial and Space Mechanics. vol. 23. 1st ed. 2016. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Farhan-Hassan H, Gulevich DR, Dmitriev PN, Koshelets VP, Kusmartsev FV. Flux-Flow Oscillator (FFO) Made with the Fluxon Cloning Circuits. In: Pereira MF, Shulika O, editors. Terahertz and Mid Infrared Radiation: Generation, Detection and Applications, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2011, p. 29–41.

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. Fossils Of Huge Plankton-Eating Sea Creature Shine Light On Early Arthropod Evolution. IFLScience 2015.

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. University Finances: Research Revenues and Expenditures. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1986.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Beyer PD. Authentic Leadership in-extremis: A study of combat leadership. Doctoral dissertation. Capella University, 2010.

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]
Rothenberg B. Mixture of Upsets and Injuries Leaves Chase for Men’s Title Wide Open. New York Times 2017:SP3.

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

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