The Journal of Animal Science style and form is widely used across the Department of Animal Science to prepare papers and writing assignments. Guidelines for writers are outlined in the Instructions for Authors, Journal of Animal Science (JAS) document available as a PDF file below. These are the most current instructions, revised in 2016.
*See pages 453-454 for In-text References and Literature Cited guidelines and samples.
The basic format for an electronic journal article:
Pereira, P.M.C.C. and A.F.R.B. Vicente. 2013. Meat nutritional composition and nutritive role in the human diet. Meat Sci. 93:586-592. doi:10.1016/j.meatsci.2012.09.018
Note: All lines after the first line of your reference should be indented one-half inch from the left margin. This is called a hanging indentation. A hanging indent could not be accomplished with the software used to present this information.