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]
Vinson VJ. Proteins in motion. Introduction. Science 2009;324:197.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Byrne S, Ingersoll AP. A sublimation model for martian south polar ice features. Science 2003;299:1051–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Gregg JW, Jones CG, Dawson TE. Urbanization effects on tree growth in the vicinity of New York City. Nature 2003;424:183–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Li T, Liu L, Zhang L, Liu N. Role of G-protein-coupled receptor-related genes in insecticide resistance of the mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus. Sci Rep 2014;4:6474.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Ballast DK. Interior Detailing. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
[1]
Blazina C, Boyraz G, Shen-Miller D, editors. The Psychology of the Human-Animal Bond: A Resource for Clinicians and Researchers. 1st ed. New York, NY: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Feistauer M, Sváček P, Horáček J. Numerical Simulation of Fluid–Structure Interaction Problems with Applications to Flow in Vocal Folds. In: Bodnár T, Galdi GP, Nečasová Š, editors. Fluid-Structure Interaction and Biomedical Applications, Basel: Springer; 2014, p. 321–93.

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]
Andrew E. What Happens When Lava Meets Ice? IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/what-happens-when-lava-meets-ice/ (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. Federal-Aid Highways: Increased Reliance on Contractors Can Pose Oversight Challenges for Federal and State Officials. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2008.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Howard JT. Transracial adoption psychoeducational services for potential adoptive parents: A grant proposal. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 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]
Photographs by GEORGE ETHEREDGE for THE NEW YORK TIMES. The Color Red. New York Times 2017:RE12.

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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