RefDB Examples: Style Gallery

RefDB uses style descriptions to adapt the bibliography output to the instructions of a particular journal or publisher. These descriptions are XML documents using the citestylex DTD. This page showcases the styles which are shipped with RefDB. Each entry in the table below provides a brief description of the main features of a style, the journals or publishers which use this style, and a link to a short example document formatted using this particular style.

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Test document
Available styles

Test document

The test document was loosely modelled after a comparison of citation styles published by the Long Island University.

Download the test document as a refdbnd-created project, including the reference data as a RIS file

Available styles

The styles showcased below are included in the latest RefDB release except where noted. To download a style, use the link in the "name" column. To display an example document using this style, use the link in the "example" column. If you want to see your own custom styles listed here, please send them to the refdb-devel mailing list.

name available citations sort order titles remarks example
AMA svn numeric superscript as cited yes American Medical Association, used e.g. by Circ.Res. AMA.html
Ann.Biomed.Eng. svn numeric superscript alphabetically yes Annals of Biomedical Engineering Ann.Biomed.Eng.html
APA svn (author/year) alphabetically yes American Psychological Association APA.html
Artif.Organs svn (numeric) as cited yes Artificial Organs, based on NLM Artif.Organs.html
Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. svn [numeric] as cited yes Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun.html
Biochem.Pharmacol. svn [numeric] as cited yes Biochem.Pharmacol.html
Biomaterials 0.9.9 [numeric] as cited yes Biomaterials.html
Br.J.Pharmacol. svn (author/year) alphabetically yes Br.J.Pharmacol.html
CHA-MC svn [numeric] as cited no Chemical and Hematological Agents in Medicinal Chemistry CHA-MC.html
Chicago svn (author/year) alphabetically yes Chicago.html
Eur.J.Pharmacol. 0.9.9 (author/year) alphabetically yes Eur.J.Pharmacol.html
Harvard svn (author/year) alphabetically yes Harvard.html
IFMBE Proceedings svn [numeric] as cited yes IFMBE_Proceedings.html
J.Biol.Chem. 0.9.9 (numeric) as cited no J.Biol.Chem.html
J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. svn (author/year) alphabetically yes J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther.html
J.Vasc.Res. svn [numeric] as cited yes J.Vasc.Res.html
MLA svn (author) alphabetically yes Modern Language Association MLA.html
Murdoch.Law 0.9.9 author, title (year) alphabetically yes Murdoch.Law.html
Tissue_Eng. 0.9.9 numeric superscript as cited yes Tissue_Eng.html
Turabian svn (author) alphabetically yes Turabian.html
citekey 0.9.9 [citekey] alphabetically yes suitable for engineering/CS citekey.html