Biogeosciences Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in Biogeosciences style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Biogeosciences 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 Biogeosciences.

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How do you cite a book in the Biogeosciences referencing style? (2023 Guide)

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

Here’s an example book citation in Biogeosciences using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N.: Title, Edition., edited by E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Publisher, City., 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:
Biogeosciences citation:
Angelou, M.: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York., 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Biogeosciences looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Biogeosciences format?

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

Here’s a Biogeosciences journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F.: Title, Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used, doi:DOI, 2000.
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 Biogeosciences:
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J.: 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, 2007.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in Biogeosciences style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Biogeosciences. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Biogeosciences example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F.: Title, [online] Available from: https://www.example.com (Accessed 30 January 2023), 2000.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M.: Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, [online] Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (Accessed 30 January 2023), 2008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Biogeosciences in 2023

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Biogeosciences? Here’s how

Here’s a Biogeosciences citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName: Title, YouTube [online] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (Accessed 30 January 2023), 2000.
So how to cite a video Biogeosciences?
Pixar: Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube [online] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (Accessed 30 January 2023), 2015.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Biogeosciences referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Biogeosciences, all you need to do is the following

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 Biogeosciences.
Lastname, F.: Title, [online] Available from: http://www.example.com (Accessed 30 January 2023), 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Biogeosciences using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life: 640: Five Women, [online] Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (Accessed 30 January 2023), 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Biogeosciences is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Biogeosciences.
Lastname, F.: Song Title. [online] Available from: http://www.example.com (Accessed 30 January 2023), 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Biogeosciences:
The Beatles: Here Comes the Sun. [online] Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (Accessed 30 January 2023), 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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