Biosemiotics Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Biosemiotics 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 Biosemiotics.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Biosemiotics using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition.). City: Publisher.
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:
Biosemiotics citation:
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Biosemiotics looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s a Biosemiotics journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), 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 Biosemiotics:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 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)

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

Here’s an Biosemiotics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 23 February 2020
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 23 February 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Biosemiotics

Here’s a Biosemiotics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 23 February 2020
So how to cite a video Biosemiotics?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 23 February 2020
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Biosemiotics 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 Biosemiotics.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 23 February 2020
Podcast referencing example in Biosemiotics using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 23 February 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

An example song citation in Biosemiotics.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 23 February 2020
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Biosemiotics:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 23 February 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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