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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Westall F. Geochemistry. Life on an anaerobic planet. Science. 2009 Jan 23;323(5913):471–2.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Chien K, Chien L. The new Silk Road. Nature. 2004 Mar 11;428(6979):208–9.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Lia G, Michel B, Allemand JF. Polymerase exchange during Okazaki fragment synthesis observed in living cells. Science. 2012 Jan 20;335(6066):328–31.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Wienholds E, Schulte-Merker S, Walderich B, Plasterk RHA. Target-selected inactivation of the zebrafish rag1 gene. Science. 2002 Jul 5;297(5578):99–102.

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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Qu D. Manufacturing and Managing Customer-Driven Derivatives. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
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Paipetis A, Kostopoulos V, editors. Carbon Nanotube Enhanced Aerospace Composite Materials: A New Generation of Multifunctional Hybrid Structural Composites. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2013. VIII, 376 p. (Solid Mechanics and Its Applications; vol. 188).
A chapter in an edited book
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Karimou D, Myoupo JF. Randomized Permutation Routing in Multi-hop Ad Hoc Networks with Unknown Destinations. In: Agha KA, editor. Ad-Hoc Networking: IFIP 19th World Computer Congress, TC-6, IFIP Interactive Conference on Ad-Hoc Networking, August 20–25, 2006, Santiago, Chile. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2006. p. 47–59. (IFIP International Federation for Information Processing).

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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Fang J. Our Home Supercluster Gets a Map and a Name [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/our-home-supercluster-gets-map-and-name/

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. D.C. Charter Schools: Strengthening Monitoring and Process When Schools Close Could Improve Accountability and Ease Student Transitions. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2005 Nov. Report No.: GAO-06-73.

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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Cannon MP. Cenozoic kinematics of the Little Pine fault, Santa Maria Basin, California [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 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
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Stellin S. Full Picture of Airlines’ Punctuality Is Elusive. New York Times. 2014 Feb 3;B1.

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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