Behavioral Ecology Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Behavioral Ecology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Behavioral Ecology 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 Behavioral Ecology.

cite Behavioral Ecology  — Referencing Guide



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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Behavioral Ecology using placeholders:
Last Name FN. 2000. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. 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:
Behavioral Ecology 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 Behavioral Ecology looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Behavioral Ecology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Behavioral Ecology format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Behavioral Ecology formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Behavioral Ecology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. Container. Volume(Issue):pages Used. doi:DOI. [accessed 2022May18]. URL.
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 Behavioral Ecology:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1):161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. [accessed 2022May18]. http://dx.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 Behavioral Ecology style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Behavioral Ecology, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Behavioral Ecology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000 Jan.1. Title. [accessed 2022May18]. https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M. 2008 Nov.5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. [accessed 2022May18]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008 Nov.5)

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How to cite a YouTube video Behavioral Ecology in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Behavioral Ecology

Here’s a Behavioral Ecology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000 Jan.1. Title. YouTube. [accessed 2022May18]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Behavioral Ecology?
Pixar. 2015 Jun.3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. [accessed 2022May18]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015 Jun.3)

How to cite a podcast using Behavioral Ecology referencing style

Citing a podcast in Behavioral Ecology is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Behavioral Ecology.
Lastname F. 2000. Title. [accessed 2022May18]. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Behavioral Ecology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. [accessed 2022May18]. https://thisamericanlife.org/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 Behavioral Ecology referencing style?

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Behavioral Ecology

An example song citation in Behavioral Ecology.
Lastname F. 2000. Song Title. [accessed 2022May18]. http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Behavioral Ecology:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. [accessed 2022May18]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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