Oncotarget Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2024)


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How to do citations in Oncotarget style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Oncotarget citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Oncotarget.

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How do you cite a book in the Oncotarget referencing style? (2024 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Oncotarget

Here’s an example book citation in Oncotarget using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Oncotarget citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Oncotarget looks like this: [1]


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How to reference a journal article in the Oncotarget citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Oncotarget format?

An Oncotarget citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Oncotarget journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2024Jul.13]; Volume: pages Used. doi: DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Oncotarget: