Biology Letters Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Biology Letters style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Biology Letters 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 Letters.

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

A book citation in Biology Letters 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 Biology Letters using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. 2000 Title. Edition. 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:
Biology Letters citation:
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Angelou M. 1969 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st edn. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Biology Letters looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Biology Letters format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Biology Letters

Here’s a Biology Letters journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000 Title. Container Volume, pages Used. (doi: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 Biology Letters:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007 Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172. (doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008)
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Biology Letters style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Biology Letters

Here’s an Biology Letters example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000 Title. See https://www.example.com (accessed on 26 September 2022).
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. 2008 Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. See https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on 26 September 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Biology Letters in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Biology Letters, all you need it the following

Here’s a Biology Letters citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. 2000 Title. YouTube. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on 26 September 2022).
So how to cite a video Biology Letters?
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Pixar. 2015 Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on 26 September 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Biology Letters referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Biology Letters, here’s how

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 Letters.
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Lastname F. 2000 Title.
Podcast referencing example in Biology Letters using “This American Life” episode 640:
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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 Biology Letters 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 Biology Letters

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


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