How to format your references using the Revue Neurologique citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Revue Neurologique. 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]
Perk J. Perspective: The power of disease prevention. Nature 2013;493:S6.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Sine SM, Engel AG. Recent advances in Cys-loop receptor structure and function. Nature 2006;440:448–55.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Wurmser AE, Palmer TD, Gage FH. Neuroscience. Cellular interactions in the stem cell niche. Science 2004;304:1253–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Brent LJN, Heilbronner SR, Horvath JE, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Ruiz-Lambides A, Robinson AG, et al. Genetic origins of social networks in rhesus macaques. Sci Rep 2013;3:1042.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Parker JS, Anderson RL. Low-Energy Lunar Trajectory Design. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Munné A, Ginebreda A, Prat N, editors. Experiences from Ground, Coastal and Transitional Water Quality Monitoring: The EU Water Framework Directive Implementation in the Catalan River Basin District (Part II). vol. 43. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Papadimitriou CH. The Computation of Equilibria. In: Deng X, Graham FC, editors. Internet and Network Economics: Third International Workshop, WINE 2007, San Diego, CA, USA, December 12-14, 2007. Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007, p. 5–6.

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 Neurologique.

Blog post
[1]
Carpineti A. Neutron Star Collisions May Explain Origin Of Heavy Elements Like Gold. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/space/neutron-star-collisions-are-responsible-gold-uranium-and-other-elements/ (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. IT Dashboard: Accuracy Has Improved, and Additional Efforts Are Under Way to Better Inform Decision Making. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2011.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Lewis TL. Quantitative approach to technical performance measurement and technical risk analysis utilizing Bayesian methods and Monte Carlo simulation. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington 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]
Kelly DA. Fun if by Land and Fun if by Sea. New York Times 2005:512.

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 Neurologique
AbbreviationRev. Neurol. (Paris)
ISSN (print)0035-3787
ScopeClinical Neurology
Neurology

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