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]
Segall P. Geophysics. Understanding earthquakes. Science 2012;336:676–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Abraham RG, van Den Bergh S. The morphological evolution of galaxies. Science 2001;293:1273–8.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Tanabe K, Sakihama N, Kaneko A. Stable SNPs in malaria antigen genes in isolated populations. Science 2004;303:493.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
McDonel P, Jans J, Peterson BK, Meyer BJ. Clustered DNA motifs mark X chromosomes for repression by a dosage compensation complex. Nature 2006;444:614–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Filla JJ, Brown HE. Prospect Research for Fundraisers. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Seed MP, Walsh DA, editors. Angiogenesis in Inflammation: Mechanisms and Clinical Correlates. Basel: Birkhäuser; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Melián-Batista B, Moreno-Vega JM, Vaswani N, Yumar R. A Nature Inspired Approach for the Uncapacitated Plant Cycle Location Problem. In: Krasnogor N, Melián-Batista MB, Pérez JAM, Moreno-Vega JM, Pelta DA, editors. Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimization (NICSO 2008), Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009, p. 49–60.

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]
Luntz S. What Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg? 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. Social Security: Telephone Access to Local Field Offices. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1991.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Peterson GG. Long-Term Effects of Care Management on Mortality, Hospitalizations, and Medicare Costs Among Chronically-Ill Medicare Beneficiaries. Doctoral dissertation. George Washington University, 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]
Hollander S. Powells Are Sticking Together. New York Times 2000:D10.

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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