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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Ehlers MD. Eppendorf 2003 prize-winning essay. Ubiquitin and the deconstruction of synapses. Science. 2003 Oct 31;302(5646):800–1.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Dye C, Raviglione M. Perspective: Weigh all TB risks. Nature. 2013 Oct 10;502(7470):S13.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Gambardella A, Prezioso M, Cavallini M. Tunnel conductivity switching in a single nanoparticle-based nano floating gate memory. Sci Rep. 2014 Feb 26;4:4196.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Bhat-Nakshatri P, Goswami CP, Badve S, Sledge GW Jr, Nakshatri H. Identification of FDA-approved drugs targeting breast cancer stem cells along with biomarkers of sensitivity. Sci Rep. 2013;3:2530.

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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Chance DM. Essays in Derivatives. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2008.
An edited book
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Thaman SC, editor. Exclusionary Rules in Comparative Law. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2013. XVI, 456 p. (Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice; vol. 20).
A chapter in an edited book
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Patil GP, Gore SD, Taillie* C. A Bayesian Approach to the Classification Problem. In: Gore SD, Taillie C, editors. Composite Sampling: A Novel Method to Accomplish Observational Economy in Environmental Studies. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2011. p. 87–96.

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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Luntz S. Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Is Shrinking [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/jupiters-great-red-spot-shrinking/

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. Aviation Security: Challenges Delay Implementation of Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2004 Mar. Report No.: GAO-04-504T.

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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Huber JA. Building an army: A corollary study of group interaction and group productivity [Doctoral dissertation]. [Minneapolis, MN]: Capella University; 2012.

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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Saslow L. Suffolk Seeks Ways to Ease School Taxes. New York Times. 2007 Jan 14;LI2.

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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