How to format your references using the The Korean Journal of Pathology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for The Korean Journal of Pathology. 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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Eisenstein M. Plant breeding: Discovery in a dry spell. Nature. 2013 Sep 26;501(7468):S7-9.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Reipurth B, Mikkola S. Formation of the widest binary stars from dynamical unfolding of triple systems. Nature. 2012 Dec 13;492(7428):221–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Kwak S-H, Shen R, Schiefelbein J. Positional signaling mediated by a receptor-like kinase in Arabidopsis. Science. 2005 Feb 18;307(5712):1111–3.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Peng CY, Manning L, Albertson R, Doe CQ. The tumour-suppressor genes lgl and dlg regulate basal protein targeting in Drosophila neuroblasts. Nature. 2000 Nov 30;408(6812):596–600.

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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Baldwin D, Birkett J, Facey O, Rabey G. The Forensic Examination and Interpretation of Tool Marks. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2013.
An edited book
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Varis O, Biswas AK, Tortajada C, editors. Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008. XIX, 304 p. (Water Resources Development and Management).
A chapter in an edited book
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Dotz AD. A Pilot of 3D Printing of Medical Devices in Haiti. In: Hostettler S, Hazboun E, Bolay J-C, editors. Technologies for Development: What is Essential? Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 33–44.

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 Korean Journal of Pathology.

Blog post
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Hale T. Ridiculously Big Alligator Spotted Strolling Across Golf Course In Florida. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016.

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. Advanced Solid Rocket Motor Status. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1993 Aug. Report No.: NSIAD-93-258R.

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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Xiong Y. Immuno-Magnetic T Cell Depletion for Allogeneic Hematological Stem Cell Transplantation [Doctoral dissertation]. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio State 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
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Billard M. Eight Arms To Embrace Your Pair. New York Times. 2010 Jun 24;E6.

In-text citations

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

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 Korean Journal of Pathology
AbbreviationKorean J. Pathol.
ISSN (print)1738-1843
ISSN (online)2092-8920
ScopePathology and Forensic Medicine

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