How to format your references using the Toxicologie Analytique et Clinique citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Toxicologie Analytique et Clinique. 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
[1]
Bohannon J. The Gonzo Scientist. Play it again, robot. Science 2008;319:1613.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Dey S, Joshi A. Effects of constant immigration on the dynamics and persistence of stable and unstable Drosophila populations. Sci Rep 2013;3:1405.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Venditti C, Meade A, Pagel M. Phylogenies reveal new interpretation of speciation and the Red Queen. Nature 2010;463:349–52.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Chen S, Weitemier AZ, Zeng X, He L, Wang X, Tao Y, et al. Near-infrared deep brain stimulation via upconversion nanoparticle-mediated optogenetics. Science 2018;359:679–84.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Joseph CL, Bernal S. Modern Devices. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Rigoll G, editor. Pattern Recognition: 30th DAGM Symposium Munich, Germany, June 10-13, 2008 Proceedings. vol. 5096. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Kalogeras N, Pennings JME, Dijk G van, van der Lans IA. The Structure of Marketing Cooperatives. In: Nilsson J, editor. Vertical Markets and Cooperative Hierarchies: The Role of Cooperatives in the Agri-Food Industry, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2007, p. 73–92.

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 Toxicologie Analytique et Clinique.

Blog post
[1]
Fang J. Scarlet Macaw Fossils Reveal When Complex Societies Formed in the American Southwest. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/scarlet-macaw-fossils-reveal-when-complex-societies-formed-american-southwest/ (accessed October 30, 2018).

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. National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Planned Use of Information Technology for the Space Station. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1987.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Lam G. A Mixed Methods Study Examining Teacher Impressions of a Psychoeducational Program on Common Issues During Childhood. Doctoral dissertation. Pepperdine University, 2017.

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]
Poniewozik J. TV’s New Jukebox: Songs Steal the Scene. New York Times 2017:AR23.

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 titleToxicologie Analytique et Clinique
AbbreviationAnn. Toxicol. Anal.
ISSN (print)2352-0078
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