Box 128Roman numerals for page numbers

  • Keep roman numerals when they are used as page numbers for parts
  • Give roman numerals in upper or lower case, whichever appears in the publication
    • Appendix 2, Common aquatic invertebrates; p. XXI-XXII.
    • Table 8, Classification of lung adenocarcinoma; p. xv.
  • If the pagination for a part begins anew with page I or i, give the total number of pages of the part in square brackets
    • Appendix, Questionnaire; [5 p.].

From: Chapter 2, Books

Cover of Citing Medicine
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.
Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.
Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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