Biomatter Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


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How to do citations in Biomatter style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Biomatter 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 Biomatter.

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

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in Biomatter.

Here’s an example book citation in Biomatter using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 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:
Biomatter citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Biomatter looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Biomatter format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Biomatter formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Biomatter journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]; Volume:pages Used. Available from: URL
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 Biomatter:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]; 18:161-72. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/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 Biomatter style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Biomatter? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Biomatter example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]; Available from: https://www.example.com
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 [Internet]. 2008 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]; Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Biomatter in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Biomatter

Here’s a Biomatter citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Biomatter?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube2015 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Biomatter referencing style

Citing a podcast in Biomatter is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Biomatter.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]; Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Biomatter using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]; Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Biomatter

An example song citation in Biomatter.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Biomatter:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2022 Jun. 27]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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