Amino Acids Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Amino Acids style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Amino Acids 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 Amino Acids.

cite Amino Acids  — Referencing Guide



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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Amino Acids

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

How to reference a journal article in the Amino Acids citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Amino Acids format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Amino Acids, follow this example

Here’s a Amino Acids journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/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 Amino Acids:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/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 Amino Acids style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Amino Acids

Here’s an Amino Acids example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 26 May 2022
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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 26 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Amino Acids in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Amino Acids, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Amino Acids citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 26 May 2022
So how to cite a video Amino Acids?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 26 May 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Amino Acids referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Amino Acids

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 Amino Acids.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Amino Acids using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Amino Acids

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


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