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I'm writing a manuscript to submit to this journal, and I'm using bibtex. Problem is: I can't find any bibliography style files that comply to the demands of the journal. Does anyone know if there's a format for that?

The format requires (for articles being cited):

  • Last-name-first authors, with abbreviated first names: Dylan, B. & Doe, J.
  • Full title, only first word capitalized, no italic, ending with a full stop: This is a title.
  • Name of the journal in italics: Nature
  • Volume number (and comma) in bold: 323,
  • Followed by page and (in curved brakets) year.

So it would end up like this
Dylan, B. & Doe, J. This is a title. Nature 323, 89-92 (1999)

Does anyone know of a bibstyle that complies to these rules?

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Good luck with the submission. Nature isn't what I call a Tex-friendly journal: their copy-editing phase happens in Word. – Charles Stewart Dec 29 '10 at 14:09
I am searching Full Latex template of Nature Publishing group..anyone please help me – user4108 Mar 10 '11 at 7:04
@Syed Bahauddin Alam: Nature does not have one. They accept Latex submissions but do not encourage them, and they convert Latex to Word for editing. – Charles Stewart Mar 10 '11 at 8:54
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For the traditional BibTeX approach, there is the naturemag style, part of the nature package. If you want to use biblatex, then I have written a style (hopefully) doing the right thing there: biblatex-nature.

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Thanks, I knew there had to be one. The naturemag worked great. The only problem is that it shows URLs. But I'll just remove them manually. – Malabarba Dec 28 '10 at 18:38
Is the same package usable for a Nature Methods manuscript? Thanks – DavideChicco.it Jan 30 '15 at 23:52
@DavideChicco.it Their instructions are vague about requirements for the manuscript. I'd ask the editorial office what formats they'll accept. – Joseph Wright Jan 31 '15 at 9:32

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