How to format your references using the The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society. 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
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Gershon D. Pushing the frontiers of interdisciplinary research: an idea whose time has come. Nature. 2000 Mar 16;404(6775):313–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Rybczynski N, Reisz RR. Earliest evidence for efficient oral processing in a terrestrial herbivore. Nature. 2001 Jun 7;411(6838):684–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Heierli J, Gumbsch P, Zaiser M. Anticrack nucleation as triggering mechanism for snow slab avalanches. Science. 2008 Jul 11;321(5886):240–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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van Oort BEH, Tyler NJC, Gerkema MP, Folkow L, Blix AS, Stokkan K-A. Circadian organization in reindeer. Nature. 2005 Dec 22;438(7071):1095–6.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Kuzmeski M. The Connectors. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2009.
An edited book
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Guillet F, Pinaud B, Venturini G, Zighed DA, editors. Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Management. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013. XVIII, 222 p. (Studies in Computational Intelligence; vol. 471).
A chapter in an edited book
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Thorsos N, Johannessen BGG, Beck M, Nganga C. Synergy, Care, and Constructive Chaos: Conceptualizing the Dynamics of an International Global Co-mentoring Network. In: Johannessen BGG, editor. Global Co-Mentoring Networks in Higher Education: Politics, Policies, and Practices. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016. p. 57–71.

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 The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Yes, Africa Will Feed Itself Within The Next 15 Years. IFLScience. 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
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Government Accountability Office. Highway Demonstration Projects. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1993 Aug. Report No.: RCED-93-193R.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Naughton CC. Assessing Appropriate Technology Handwashing Stations in Mali, West Africa [Doctoral dissertation]. [Tampa, FL]: University of South Florida; 2013.

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
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Gordon MR. Inside the American Air War Over Syria: A High Altitude ‘Poker Game.’ New York Times. 2017 May 23;A7.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in parentheses:

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 titleThe Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society
AbbreviationJ. Indian Prosthodont. Soc.
ISSN (print)0972-4052
ISSN (online)1998-4057
ScopeGeneral Dentistry
Oral Surgery

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