Biology Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Biology 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 Biology.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Biology using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
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:
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Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone; 1st ed.; Bloomsbury Publishing Inc: London, 1997; ISBN 0747532699.
And an in-text citation book citation in Biology looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a Biology journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. Container 2000, 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 Biology:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in Biology reference style

Here’s an Biology example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Sep.17, 2019).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Sep.17, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Biology

Here’s a Biology citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Sep.17, 2019).
So how to cite a video Biology?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Sep.17, 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

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

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

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


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