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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Binder P-M. Physics. Reflections on a wall of light. Science. 2008 Nov 28;322(5906):1334–5.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Rey G, Reddy AB. Physiology. Rhythmic respiration. Science. 2013 Nov 1;342(6158):570–1.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Meyron-Holtz EG, Ghosh MC, Rouault TA. Mammalian tissue oxygen levels modulate iron-regulatory protein activities in vivo. Science. 2004 Dec 17;306(5704):2087–90.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Wang DW, Mitchell DA, Teague WJ, Jarosz E, Hulbert MS. Extreme waves under Hurricane Ivan. Science. 2005 Aug 5;309(5736):896.

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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Escarpa A, González MC, López MÁ. Agricultural and Food Electroanalysis. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015.
An edited book
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Kalayjian A. Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Psychological Pathways to Conflict Transformation and Peace Building. Paloutzian RF, editor. New York, NY: Springer; 2010. XXII, 306 p. (Peace Psychology Book Series).
A chapter in an edited book
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Moshkin M, Novikov E, Petrovski D. Skimping as an Adaptive Strategy in Social Fossorial Rodents: The Mole Vole (Ellobius talpinus) as an Example. In: Begall S, Burda H, Schleich CE, editors. Subterranean Rodents: News from Underground. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2007. p. 49–60.

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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Fang J. Is There a Parallel Universe That’s Moving Backwards in Time? [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/physics/there-parallel-universe-thats-moving-backwards-time/

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. IRS Modernization: Business Practice, Performance Management, and Information Technology Challenges. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2000 Apr. Report No.: T-GGD/AIMD-00-144.

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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Bell KD. Fatherhood connected: A curriculum development project for adolescent fathers in the juvenile justice system [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 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
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Wagner J. Cubs Pull Even as the Indians’ Play Proves Sloppier Than the Weather. New York Times. 2016 Oct 27;B13.

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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