Biology Letters Referencing Guide

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.

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

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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Rowling JK. 1997 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st edn. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
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?

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]

Citing a website in Biology Letters reference style

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 17 September 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. 2008 Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. See https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on 17 September 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Biology Letters

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 17 September 2019).
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 17 September 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Biology Letters 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 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?

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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