How to format your references using the Revue Francophone de Cicatrisation citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Revue Francophone de Cicatrisation. 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]
Fewell JH. Social insect networks. Science 2003;301:1867–70.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Reid DW, Nicchitta CV. LOCAL TRANSLATION. Comment on “Principles of ER cotranslational translocation revealed by proximity-specific ribosome profiling.” Science 2015;348:1217.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Råberg L, Sim D, Read AF. Disentangling genetic variation for resistance and tolerance to infectious diseases in animals. Science 2007;318:812–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Moon RT, Bowerman B, Boutros M, Perrimon N. The promise and perils of Wnt signaling through beta-catenin. Science 2002;296:1644–6.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Klugman SA, Panjer HH, Willmot GE. Loss Models: Further Topics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Fulekar MH, editor. Bioremediation Technology: Recent Advances. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Seo H. Personalized Body Modeling. In: Magnenat-Thalmann N, Yuan J, Thalmann D, You B-J, editors. Context Aware Human-Robot and Human-Agent Interaction, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016, p. 113–32.

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 Francophone de Cicatrisation.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Coffee Lovers Beware: Climate Change May Affect Your Brew. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/coffee-lovers-beware-climate-change-may-affect-your-brew/ (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. Followup Review of the National Science Foundation’s Conflict of Interest Resolution System for Short-Term Employees. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1984.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Baggio BG. Integrating social software into blended -learning courses: A Delphi study of instructional -design processes. Doctoral dissertation. Capella University, 2008.

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]
(nyt) SK. World Briefing | Europe: Russia: U.S. Asylum For Blast Survivor. New York Times 2005:A6.

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 Francophone de Cicatrisation
ISSN (print)2468-9114
Scope

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