BioDrugs Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in BioDrugs style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BioDrugs 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 BioDrugs.

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

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in BioDrugs 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 BioDrugs, follow this example

Here’s a BioDrugs journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2022May22];Volume:pages Used. 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 BioDrugs:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. Food Quality and Preference; 2007 [cited 2022May22];18:161-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in BioDrugs 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 BioDrugs

Here’s an BioDrugs example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022May22]. 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:
1. Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2022May22]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BioDrugs in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to BioDrugs, all you need it the following

Here’s a BioDrugs citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022May22]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video BioDrugs?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022May22]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BioDrugs referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in BioDrugs, this is what you’ll need

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 BioDrugs.
1. Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022May22]. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in BioDrugs using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2022May22]. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using BioDrugs 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 BioDrugs

An example song citation in BioDrugs.
1. Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2022May22]. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BioDrugs:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2022May22]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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