How to format your references using the Revue du Rhumatisme monographies citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Revue du Rhumatisme monographies. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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]
Fisher K. BIOMEDICINE: “Glue Grant” Boosts Cell Signaling Consortium. Science 2000;289:1854a.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Anderson MC, Green C. Suppressing unwanted memories by executive control. Nature 2001;410:366–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Taniyasu Y, Kasu M, Makimoto T. An aluminium nitride light-emitting diode with a wavelength of 210 nanometres. Nature 2006;441:325–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Liakath-Ali K, Mills EW, Sequeira I, Lichtenberger BM, Pisco AO, Sipilä KH, et al. An evolutionarily conserved ribosome-rescue pathway maintains epidermal homeostasis. Nature 2018;556:376–80.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Leddra M. Time Matters. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Fang EF, Ng TB, editors. Antitumor Potential and other Emerging Medicinal Properties of Natural Compounds. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Kanaya T, Takayama Y, Ogino Y, Matsuba G, Nishida K. Precursor of Primary Nucleation in Isotactic Polystyrene Induced by Shear Flow. In: Reiter G, Strobl GR, editors. Progress in Understanding of Polymer Crystallization, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007, p. 87–96.

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 du Rhumatisme monographies.

Blog post
[1]
Fang J. This Red Flower Curves to Conform to a Bird’s Bill. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/red-flower-curves-conform-bird-s-bill/ (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. Commercial Space Transportation: Industry Trends, Government Challenges, and International Competitiveness Issues. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2012.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Pobat M. It is all in the Mind of the Manager—Using Cognitive Complexity to Explore the Global Mindset—A Comparative Case Study. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University, 2012.

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]
Kenigsberg B. Film Series. New York Times 2017:C20.

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 du Rhumatisme monographies
ISSN (print)1878-6227
ScopeRheumatology

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