AMBIO Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in AMBIO style?

This is the Citationsy guide to AMBIO citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in AMBIO.

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How do you cite a book in the AMBIO referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in AMBIO

Here’s an example book citation in AMBIO using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
AMBIO citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in AMBIO looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the AMBIO citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in AMBIO format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in AMBIO

Here’s a AMBIO journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Container Volume. Journal Name: pages Used. doi:DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in AMBIO:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18. Food Quality and Preference: 161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in AMBIO style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in AMBIO? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an AMBIO example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Publisher. January1.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. November5.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video AMBIO in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in AMBIO? Here’s how

Here’s a AMBIO citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. January1.
So how to cite a video AMBIO?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. June3.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using AMBIO referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in AMBIO

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in AMBIO.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in AMBIO using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using AMBIO referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in AMBIO

An example song citation in AMBIO.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in AMBIO:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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