How to format your references using the Thrombosis Journal citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Thrombosis Journal. 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. Dovidio JF. Psychology. Racial bias, unspoken but heard. Science. 2009;326:1641–2.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Minton DA, Malhotra R. A record of planet migration in the main asteroid belt. Nature. 2009;457:1109–11.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Glaser A, Barak B, Goldston RJ. A zero-knowledge protocol for nuclear warhead verification. Nature. 2014;510:497–502.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Kerr B, Neuhauser C, Bohannan BJM, Dean AM. Local migration promotes competitive restraint in a host-pathogen “tragedy of the commons.” Nature. 2006;442:75–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Nicu L, Leïchlé T. Micro- and Nanoelectromechanical Biosensors. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
1. Biryukov A, Goyal V, editors. Progress in Cryptology -- INDOCRYPT 2015: 16th International Conference on Cryptology in India, Bangalore, India, December 6-9, 2015, Proceedings. 1st ed. 2015. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Hori M, Kihara Y, Kato T. Investigation of Indirect Oral Operation Method for Think Aloud Usability Testing. In: Kurosu M, editor. Human Centered Design: Second International Conference, HCD 2011, Held as Part of HCI International 2011, Orlando, FL, USA, July 9-14, 2011 Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011. p. 38–46.

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 Thrombosis Journal.

Blog post
1. Hamilton K. Swimming The Atlantic Is An Extreme Act Of Human Endurance – Here’s What The Body Will Go Through [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/swimming-the-atlantic-is-an-extreme-act-of-human-endurance-heres-what-the-body-will-go-through/

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. From School to Work. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1992 Jan. Report No.: 147979.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Jorge MH. Relationships Among Poverty, Financial Services, Human Capital, Risk Coping, and Natural Resources: Evidence from El Salvador and Bolivia [Doctoral dissertation]. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio State University; 2004.

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. Greenhouse L. Justices’ Vote in Death Case Is Close Again, but Differing. New York Times. 2007 May 15;A16.

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 titleThrombosis Journal
AbbreviationThromb. J.
ISSN (online)1477-9560
ScopeHematology

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