BioEssays Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to BioEssays 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 BioEssays.

How do you cite a book in the BioEssays referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in BioEssays using placeholders:
1. Last Name FN. 2000. Title. City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
1. Rowling JK. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in BioEssays looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a BioEssays journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. Container Volume: pages Used.
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 BioEssays:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18: 161-72.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in BioEssays reference style

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

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How to cite a YouTube video BioEssays

Here’s a BioEssays citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube
So how to cite a video BioEssays?
1. Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BioEssays referencing style

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 BioEssays.
1. Lastname F. 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in BioEssays using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in BioEssays.
1. Lastname F. 2000. Song Title. Album
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BioEssays:
1. The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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