How to format your references using the Tijdschrift voor Nucleaire Geneeskunde citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Tijdschrift voor Nucleaire Geneeskunde. 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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Harte J. An ecologist notes that important details are missing from climate-change models. Nature. 2008 Aug 28;454(7208):1033.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Ćuk M, Stewart ST. Making the Moon from a fast-spinning Earth: a giant impact followed by resonant despinning. Science. 2012 Nov 23;338(6110):1047–52.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Yoshimura Y, Dantzker JLM, Callaway EM. Excitatory cortical neurons form fine-scale functional networks. Nature. 2005 Feb 24;433(7028):868–73.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Gliki G, Ebnet K, Aurrand-Lions M, Imhof BA, Adams RH. Spermatid differentiation requires the assembly of a cell polarity complex downstream of junctional adhesion molecule-C. Nature. 2004 Sep 16;431(7006):320–4.

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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Sattler K. Thermische Trennverfahren. Weinheim, FRG: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2005.
An edited book
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Avresky DR, Diaz M, Bode A, Ciciani B, Dekel E, editors. Cloud Computing: First International Conference, CloudComp 2009 Munich, Germany, October 19–21, 2009 Revised Selected Papers. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010. XXVII, 271 p. (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering; vol. 34).
A chapter in an edited book
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McParland CE, Paszkowski CA. Effects of small-bodied fish on invertebrate prey and foraging patterns of waterbirds in Aspen Parkland wetlands. In: Hanson AR, Kerekes JJ, editors. Limnology and Aquatic Birds: Proceedings of the Fourth Conference Working Group on Aquatic Birds of Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (SIL), Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, August 3–7, 2003. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2006. p. 43–55.

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 Tijdschrift voor Nucleaire Geneeskunde.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Global Count Shows Tree Numbers Have Halved Since Dawn Of Human Civilisation [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/environment/global-count-shows-tree-numbers-have-halved-dawn-human-civilisation/

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. CETA Programs for Disadvantaged Adults: What Do We Know About Their Enrollees, Services, and Effectiveness. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1982 Jun. Report No.: IPE-82-2.

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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Slade MR. The adaptive nature of organizational silence: A cybernetic exploration of the hidden factory [Doctoral dissertation]. [Washington, DC]: George Washington 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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Greenhouse L. Justices, 5-4, Accept No Excuses From Inmate for Mistaken Late Filing of an Appeal. New York Times. 2007 Jun 15;A18.

In-text citations

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

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 titleTijdschrift voor Nucleaire Geneeskunde
ISSN (print)1381-4842
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