How to format your references using the Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders. 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]
Spencer JR. Planetary science. Glimpsing eruptions on Europa. Science 2014;343:148–9.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Johnson DL, Johnson SAS. Cell biology. RNA metabolism and oncogenesis. Science 2008;320:461–2.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Vassilopoulos G, Wang P-R, Russell DW. Transplanted bone marrow regenerates liver by cell fusion. Nature 2003;422:901–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Lindskog M, Svenningsson P, Pozzi L, Kim Y, Fienberg AA, Bibb JA, et al. Involvement of DARPP-32 phosphorylation in the stimulant action of caffeine. Nature 2002;418:774–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Hoy J. Forensic Radio Survey Techniques for Cell Site Analysis. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015.
An edited book
[1]
Larsson L-I, editor. Cell Fusions: Regulation and Control. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Jeon M, Draney K, Wilson M. A General Saltus LLTM-R for Cognitive Assessments. In: Millsap RE, Bolt DM, van der Ark LA, Wang W-C, editors. Quantitative Psychology Research: The 78th Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015, p. 73–90.

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 Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders.

Blog post
[1]
Luntz S. Supercooled Helium Does Things That Don’t Seem Possible. IFLScience 2014.

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. Broadband Performance: Additional Actions Could Help FCC Evaluate Its Efforts to Inform Consumers. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2015.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Williams C. It’s not a beauty pageant!: An examination of leadership development through Alaska native pageants. Doctoral dissertation. University of Arizona, 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
[1]
Williams J. Outside The Bars. New York Times 2016:BR4.

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 titleTherapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders
AbbreviationTher. Adv. Neurol. Disord.
ISSN (print)1756-2856
ISSN (online)1756-2864
ScopeClinical Neurology
Neurology
Pharmacology

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