Biomatter Referencing Guide

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.

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

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Biomatter looks like this: 1

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

Here’s a Biomatter journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2019 Sep. 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:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2019 Sep. 18]; 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

Citing a website in Biomatter reference style

Here’s an Biomatter example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2019 Sep. 18]; 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 2019 Sep. 18]; 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

Here’s a Biomatter citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2019 Sep. 18]; 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 2019 Sep. 18]; 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

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 2019 Sep. 18]; 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 2019 Sep. 18]; 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?

An example song citation in Biomatter.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2019 Sep. 18]. 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 2019 Sep. 18]. 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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