BioMetals Referencing Guide
(updated Dec 2022)


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How to do citations in BioMetals style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BioMetals 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 BioMetals.

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cite BioMetals  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in BioMetals always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in BioMetals using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
BioMetals citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in BioMetals looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in BioMetals format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in BioMetals

Here’s a BioMetals journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/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 BioMetals:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in BioMetals style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in BioMetals this is what you need

Here’s an BioMetals example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video BioMetals in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in BioMetals

Here’s a BioMetals citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022
So how to cite a video BioMetals?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using BioMetals referencing style

Citing a podcast in BioMetals 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 BioMetals.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in BioMetals using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in BioMetals

An example song citation in BioMetals.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BioMetals:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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