BioEssays Referencing Guide
(updated Aug 2022)

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How to do citations in BioEssays style?

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.

cite BioEssays  — Referencing Guide

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

A book citation in BioEssays always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
BioEssays citation:
1. Angelou M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in BioEssays looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in BioEssays format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the BioEssays citation format.

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]

How to cite a website in a paper in BioEssays 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 BioEssays

Here’s an BioEssays example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000. Title.
To reference the article located at this link:
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 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 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

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in BioEssays

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?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in BioEssays

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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