How to format your references using the Translational Andrology and Urology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Translational Andrology and Urology. 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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Ho D. Is China prepared for microbial threats? Nature. 2005 May 26;435(7041):421–2.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Mastrandrea MD, Schneider SH. Probabilistic integrated assessment of “dangerous” climate change. Science. 2004 Apr 23;304(5670):571–5.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Chalancon G, Kruse K, Babu MM. Cell biology. Reconfiguring regulation. Science. 2012 Mar 2;335(6072):1050–1.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Li J, Ning Y, Hedley W, Saunders B, Chen Y, Tindill N, et al. The Molecule Pages database. Nature. 2002 Dec 12;420(6916):716–7.

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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DiMaio MS, Fox JE, Mahoney MJ. Prenatal Diagnosis: Cases & Clinical Challenges. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2010.
An edited book
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Blanc-Talon J, Philips W, Popescu D, Scheunders P, editors. Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems: 11th International Conference, ACIVS 2009, Bordeaux, France, September 28–October 2, 2009. Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009. XIX, 743 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 5807).
A chapter in an edited book
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Yoon I-J. From a Migrant Integration of Distinction to a Multiculturalism of Inclusion. In: Battistella G, editor. Global and Asian Perspectives on International Migration. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2014. p. 101–17. (Global Migration Issues).

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 Translational Andrology and Urology.

Blog post
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Andrew E. Over 100 HIV Experts And Advocates May Have Been On Board Crashed Malaysian Plane [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/over-100-hiv-experts-and-advocates-may-have-been-board-crashed-malaysian-plane/

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. Managing Host Country Contracting Activities. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1982 Jun. Report No.: ID-82-42.

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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Powers DL. Teachers’ perceptions of the effects of No Child Left Behind on classroom instruction: A cross case analysis applying Dewey’s theory of instructional methods [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2010.

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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Shear MD. How White House Officials Explained That 18-Day Wait. New York Times. 2017 May 9;A20.

In-text citations

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

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 titleTranslational Andrology and Urology
AbbreviationTransl. Androl. Urol.
ISSN (print)2223-4683
ISSN (online)2223-4691
ScopeReproductive Medicine
Urology

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