Biomatter Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2024)


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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? (2024 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


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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 2024 Jul. 18]; 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: