Biota Neotropica Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Biota Neotropica 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 Biota Neotropica.

How do you cite a book in the Biota Neotropica referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Biota Neotropica using placeholders:
LAST NAME, F.N. 2000. Title. Edition ed. Publisher, City.
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:
ROWLING, J.K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1 ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Biota Neotropica looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Biota Neotropica citation style?

Here’s a Biota Neotropica 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 Biota Neotropica:
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 & Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in Biota Neotropica reference style

Here’s an Biota Neotropica example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title.
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.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Biota Neotropica

Here’s a Biota Neotropica citation YouTube video example:
CHANNELNAME. 2000. Title. YouTube.
So how to cite a video Biota Neotropica?
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 Biota Neotropica 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 Biota Neotropica.
LASTNAME, F. 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Biota Neotropica 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 Biota Neotropica referencing style?

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


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