Biological Conservation Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Biological Conservation style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Biological Conservation 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 Biological Conservation.

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

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in Biological Conservation, here’s how

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


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How to reference a journal article in the Biological Conservation citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Biological Conservation format?

An Biological Conservation citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Biological Conservation journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title. Container Volume, pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
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 Biological Conservation:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18, 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
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 Biological Conservation style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Biological Conservation this is what you need

Here’s an Biological Conservation example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 2.3.2023).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 2.3.2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Biological Conservation in 2023

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Biological Conservation, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Biological Conservation citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 2.3.2023).
So how to cite a video Biological Conservation?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 2.3.2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Biological Conservation 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 Biological Conservation

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 Biological Conservation.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Biological Conservation using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. 640: Five Women.
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 Biological Conservation 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 Biological Conservation

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


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