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Humana Press citation style

Nov 24, 2008 at 11:32 AM
Edited Nov 24, 2008 at 6:30 PM
Thanks for the code! Made it possible to quickly adapt for "Humana Press" citation style.
You can download the xsl file here: Humana.XSL
This will produce something like the following,
citations in text:

(1), (2)

Bibliography list:

1.         Miller, J. F. (1961) Immunological function of the thymus Lancet 2, 748-9.

2.         Thomas, R. A., Landing, B. H., and Wells, T. R. (1987) Embryologic and other developmental considerations of thirty-eight possible variants of the DiGeorge anomaly Am J Med Genet Suppl 3, 43-66.

Nov 24, 2008 at 1:56 PM
I would be glad to put up the style in the list currently maintained here. However, I have one problem with it.
You say this is the style used by "The New England Journal of Medicine". However, if you take a look at the webpage of the journal, and more specifically at, you will see that your style is totally different from theirs. I checked one of the articles on the main page ( and noticed that they do use the style described on the other page. 
As far as I can tell, the journal uses the Vancouver citation style of which you can already find a limited implementation on the project page (I'm working on a better version). So, I'm guessing your style actually has a different name and is for a different journal.

On a side note, I couldn't get the file directly from the link, I had to go to the main page and browse to it from there for some reason.
Nov 24, 2008 at 6:33 PM
Hi Yves, you were absolutely right - got the specifications from "Humana Press" and they described it as New England J. of M. style, but clearly it is not. So I have changed the headline - link also works now.
You don't have to add it to your main package (which is great) as this style is probably used only by few people.

Nov 24, 2008 at 7:49 PM
I did upload the style to .

Note that I fixed two minor issues I encountered in your version:
   1)In-text citations should not only be in bold, they should also be in italics.
   2)As in-text citations are independently outputted, your usage of the bold tags around the outer brackets does not work if you combine multiple sources (1,2,3)