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* Name of the template to be used
 
* Name of the template to be used
 
* Name of the bibliography style file to be used
 
* Name of the bibliography style file to be used
* Examples for bibliography listing of three major categories of publications, '''viz'''., article, book and proceedings.
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* Examples of bibitem listing of three major types, '''viz'''., article, book and edited book.
 
What the authors need to do is to understand the citation and bibliography patterns of a particular journal from Elsevier's author instructions page and choose the appropriate template and .bst file from the following.
 
What the authors need to do is to understand the citation and bibliography patterns of a particular journal from Elsevier's author instructions page and choose the appropriate template and .bst file from the following.
  

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This is a quick reference guide which helps authors to choose the appropriate template and bibliography style file (.bst) according to the journal specific instructions for preparing manuscripts. This guide contains the following:

  • Name of reference model
  • Citation format of each model
  • Name of the template to be used
  • Name of the bibliography style file to be used
  • Examples of bibitem listing of three major types, viz., article, book and edited book.

What the authors need to do is to understand the citation and bibliography patterns of a particular journal from Elsevier's author instructions page and choose the appropriate template and .bst file from the following.

Model 1 - Numbered


Citation

"... as demonstrated [1,2]. Mettam and Adams [3] obtained a different result ..."

Bib style file
model1-num-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-1-num.tex


Reference to a journal publication:

[1] J. van der Geer, J.A.J. Hanraads, R.A. Lupton, The art of writing a scientific article, J. Sci. Commun. 163 (2000) 51–59.

Reference to a book:

[2] W. Strunk Jr., E.B. White, The Elements of Style, third ed., Macmillan, New York, 1979.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

[3] G.R. Mettam, L.B. Adams, How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: B.S. Jones, R.Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age, E-Publishing Inc., New York, 1999, pp. 281–304.


Model 1a - Numbered


Citation

"... as demonstrated [1,2]. Mettam and Adams [3] obtained a different result ..."

Bib style file
model1a-num-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-1a-num.tex


Reference to a journal publication:

[1] J. van der Geer, J.A.J. Hanraads, R.A. Lupton, J. Sci. Commun. 163 (2000) 51–59.

Reference to a book:

[2] W. Strunk Jr., E.B. White, The Elements of Style, third ed., Macmillan, New York, 1979.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

[3] G.R. Mettam, L.B. Adams, in: B.S. Jones, R.Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age, E-Publishing, Inc., New York, 1994, pp. 281–304.


Model 1b - Numbered


Citation

"... as demonstrated [1,2]. Mettam and Adams [3] obtained a different result ..."

Bib style file
model1b-num-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-1b-num.tex


Reference to a journal publication:

[1] J. van der Geer, J.A.J. Hanraads, R.A. Lupton, The art of writing a scientific article, J. Sci. Commun. 163 (2000) 51–59.

Reference to a book:

[2] W. Strunk Jr., E.B. White, The Elements of Style, third ed., Macmillan, New York, 1979.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

[3] G.R. Mettam, L.B. Adams, How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: B.S. Jones, R.Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age, E-Publishing Inc., New York, 1999, pp. 281–304.


Model 1c - Numbered


Citation

"... as demonstrated [1,2]. Mettam and Adams [3] obtained a different result ..."

Bib style file
model1c-num-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-1c-num.tex


Reference to a journal publication:

[1] J. van der Geer, J.A.J. Hanraads, R.A. Lupton, J. Sci. Commun. 163 (2000) 51–59.

Reference to a book:

[2] W. Strunk Jr., E.B. White, The Elements of Style, third ed., Macmillan, New York, 1979.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

[3] G.R. Mettam, L.B. Adams, in: B.S. Jones, R.Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age, E-Publishing Inc., New York, 1999, pp. 281–304.


Model 2 - Name & year


Citation

"... as demonstrated (Van der Geer, 2000). Mettam and Adams (1999) obtained a different result ..."

Bib style file
model2-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-2-harv.tex


Reference to a journal publication:

Van der Geer, J., Hanraads, J.A.J., Lupton, R.A., 2000. The art of writing a scientific article. J. Sci. Commun. 163, 51–59.

Reference to a book:

Strunk Jr., W., White, E.B., 1979. The Elements of Style, third ed. Macmillan, New York.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

Mettam, G.R., Adams, L.B. , 1999. How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: Jones, B.S., Smith, R.Z. (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age. E- Publishing Inc., New York, pp. 281–304.


Model 3 - Numbered


Citation

"... as demonstrated [1,2]. Mettam and Adams [3] obtained a different result ..."

Bib style file
model3-num-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-3-num.tex
Note
numcompress.sty has been loaded in the template with nodots option to shorten the lastpage and remove dots from firstname. If you are not using the above template file which we provide, then you have to load the package in the following format:

<geshi lang="latex">

\usepackage[nodots]{numcompress}

</geshi>


Reference to a journal publication:

[1] Van der Geer J, Hanraads JAJ, Lupton RA. The art of writing a scientific article. J Sci Commun 2000;163:51–9.

Reference to a book:

[2] Strunk Jr W, White EB. The elements of style. 3rd ed. New York: Macmillan; 1979.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

[3] Mettam GR, Adams LB. How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In: Jones BS, Smith RZ, editors. Introduction to the electronic age. New York: E- Publishing Inc; 1999, p. 281–304.


Model 3a - Numbered


Citation

"... as demonstrated^1,2. Mettam and Adams^3 obtained a different result ..." (indicate reference numbers by superscripts)

Bib style file
model3a-num-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-3a-num.tex
Note
numcompress.sty has been loaded in the template with nodots,nocompress options to remove dots from firstname and not to shorten the lastpage (default is shorten the lastpage). If you are not using the above template file which we provide, then you have to load the package in the following format:

<geshi lang="latex">

\usepackage[nodots,nocompress]{numcompress}

</geshi>


Reference to a journal publication:

1. Van der Geer J, Hanraads JAJ, Lupton RA. The art of writing a scientific article. J Sci Commun 2000;163:51–9.

Reference to a book:

2. Strunk Jr W, White EB. The elements of style. 3rd ed. New York: Macmillan; 1979.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

3. Mettam GR, Adams LB. How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In: Jones BS, Smith RZ, editors. Introduction to the electronic age. New York: E- Publishing Inc; 1999, p. 281–304.


Model 4 - Name & year


Citation

"... as demonstrated (Van der Geer, 2000). Mettam and Adams (1999) obtained a different result ..."

Bib style file
model4-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-4-harv.tex
Note
numcompress.sty has been loaded in the template with nodots option to shorten the lastpage and remove dots from firstname. If you are not using the above template file which we provide, then you have to load the package in the following format:

<geshi lang="latex">

\usepackage[nodots]{numcompress}

</geshi>


Reference to a journal publication:

Van der Geer J, Hanraads JAJ, Lupton RA. The art of writing a scientific article. J Sci Commun 2000;163:51–9.

Reference to a book:

Strunk Jr W, White EB. The elements of style. 3rd ed. New York: Macmillan, 1979.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

Mettam GR, Adams LB. How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In: Jones BS, Smith RZ, editors. Introduction to the electronic age. New York: E-Publishing Inc.; 1994. p. 281–304.


Model 5 - Name & year


Citation

"... as demonstrated (Van der Geer, 2000). Mettam & Adams (1999) obtained a different result ..."

Bib style file
model5-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-5-harv.tex


Reference to a journal publication:

Van der Geer, J., Hanraads, J. A. J., & Lupton R. A. (2000). The art of writing a scientific article. Journal of Scientific Communications, 163, 51–59.

Reference to a book:

Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The elements of style. (3rd ed.). New York: Macmillan, (Chapter 4).

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

Mettam, G. R., & Adams, L. B. (1994). How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In B. S. Jones, & R. Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the electronic age (pp. 281–304). New York: E-Publishing Inc.


Model 6 - Numbered


Citation

``... as demonstrated.^1,2. Mettam and Adams^3 obtained a different result ... (indicate reference numbers by superscripts)

Bib style file
model6-num-names.bst
Template
elsarticle-template-6-num.tex
Note
numcompress.sty has been loaded in the template with nodots,nocompress options to remove dots from firstname and not to shorten the lastpage (default is shorten the lastpage). If you are not using the above template file which we provide, then you have to load the package in the following format:

<geshi lang="latex">

\usepackage[nodots,nocompress]{numcompress}

</geshi>


Reference to a journal publication:

1. Van der Geer J, Hanraads JAJ, Lupton RA. The art of writing a scientific article. J Sci Commun. 2000;163:51–59.

Reference to a book:

2. Strunk W Jr, White EB. The Elements of Style. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Macmillan; 1979.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

3. Mettam GR, Adams LB. How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In: Jones BS, Smith RZ, eds. Introduction to the Electronic Age. New York, NY: E- Publishing Inc; 1999:281–304.