BioMed Central Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to BioMed Central 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 BioMed Central.

How to do citations in BioMed Central style?
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How do you cite a book in the BioMed Central referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in BioMed Central using placeholders:
1. 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:
BioMed Central citation:
1. Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st edition. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in BioMed Central looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the BioMed Central citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in BioMed Central format?

Here’s a BioMed Central journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container. 2000;Volume Issue: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 BioMed Central:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. . 2007;18:161-72. 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 BioMed Central style?

Here’s an BioMed Central example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 28Feb.2020.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
1. Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. . 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 28Feb.2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BioMed Central

Here’s a BioMed Central citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 28Feb.2020.
So how to cite a video BioMed Central?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 28Feb.2020.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BioMed Central 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 BioMed Central.
1. Lastname F. Title. . 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 28Feb.2020.
Podcast referencing example in BioMed Central using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. . 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 28Feb.2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in BioMed Central.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 28Feb.2020.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BioMed Central:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 28Feb.2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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