Cochrane Style Manual
Conference proceedings

In this section: Full conference proceedings as a journal supplement | Conference abstract as a journal supplement | Full conference proceedings not in a journal format | Conference abstract not in a journal format

Full conference proceedings as a journal supplement

Example: American Thoracic Society. American Thoracic Society 2013 International Conference, 2013 May 17-22; Philadelphia (PA). American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2013;187(Meeting Abstracts).

Reference type

Journal article

Note: do not use 'Conference proceedings' as Reference type in this instance.

Authors American Thoracic Society
English title American Thoracic Society 2013 International Conference, 2013 May 17-22; Philadelphia (PA)
Journal/book/source American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Date of publication 2013
Volume 187
Issue Meeting Abstracts

Conference abstract as a journal supplement

Example Egnatios J, Frankwich KA, Kenyon ML, Rutledge T, Liao PS, Gupta S, et al. Nutrigenetic-guided dietary intervention and weight loss: a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Gastroenterology 2015;148(4 Suppl 1):S11.

Reference type

Journal article

Note: do not use 'Conference proceedings' as Reference type in this instance.

Authors Egnatios J, Frankwich KA, Kenyon ML, Rutledge T, Liao PS, Gupta S, et al
English title Nutrigenetic-guided dietary intervention and weight loss: a randomized controlled feasibility trial
Journal/book/source Gastroenterology
Date of publication 2015
Volume 148
Issue 4 Suppl 1
Pages S11

Full conference proceedings not in journal format

Example: Vivian VL, editor(s). Child abuse and neglect: a medical community response. First AMA National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect; 1984 Mar 30-31; Chicago (IL). Chicago (IL): American Medical Association , 1985.

Reference type Conference proceedings
Journal/book/source Child abuse and neglect: a medical community response. First AMA National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect; 1984 Mar 30-31; Chicago (IL)

Title of the proceedings book (if there is a separate title). Conference title; date the conference took place in the format YYYY MM DD-DD; place of conference

Note: do not add ‘Proceedings of’, or similar, before conference name.

Date of publication 1985

Year the proceedings book/issue was published

Editor(s) Vivian VL
Publisher name American Medical Association
City of publication Chicago (IL)

City where the proceedings book/issue was published. If online, enter the URL of publication.

Conference abstract not in journal format

Example: Harley NH. Comparing radon daughter dosimetric and risk models. In: Gammage RB, Kaye SV, editor(s). Indoor air and human health. Seventh Life Sciences Symposium; 1984 Oct 29-31; Knoxville (TN). Chelsea (MI): Lewis, 1985:69-78.

Reference type Conference proceedings
Authors Harley NH
English title Comparing radon daughter dosimetric and risk models

Title of the conference paper

Journal/book/source Indoor air and human health. Seventh Life Sciences Symposium; 1984 Oct 29-31; Knoxville (TN)

Title of the proceedings book (if there is one). Conference title; date the conference took place in the format YYYY MM DD-DD; place of conference

Note: do not add ‘Proceedings of’, or similar, before conference name.

Date of publication 1985
Pages 69-78
Editor(s) Gammage RB, Kaye SV
Publisher name Lewis
City of publication Chelsea (MI)

City where the proceedings book/issue was published. If online, enter the URL of publication.

Identifier - Other

Note: if an abstract number is available, add it as an identifier.

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