Biosemiotics Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Biosemiotics style?

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.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Biosemiotics

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Biosemiotics citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Biosemiotics looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Biosemiotics format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Biosemiotics in your research, follow these simple steps.

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?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Biosemiotics is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Biosemiotics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 21 May 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, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 21 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Biosemiotics in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Biosemiotics

Here’s a Biosemiotics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 21 May 2022
So how to cite a video Biosemiotics?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 21 May 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Biosemiotics referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Biosemiotics, this is what you’ll need

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 21 May 2022
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 21 May 2022
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?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Biosemiotics

An example song citation in Biosemiotics.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 21 May 2022
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 21 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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