BioSocieties Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to BioSocieties 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 BioSocieties.

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

Here’s an example book citation in BioSocieties using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. (2000) Title Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Name (ed.), 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:
BioSocieties 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 BioSocieties looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s a BioSocieties journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Container Volume(Issue), pages Used.
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 BioSocieties:
Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

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

Here’s an BioSocieties example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title.
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video BioSocieties

Here’s a BioSocieties citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube.
So how to cite a video BioSocieties?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using BioSocieties 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 BioSocieties.
Lastname, F. (2000) Title.
Podcast referencing example in BioSocieties 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)

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

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

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