Biota Neotropica Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)

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How to do citations in Biota Neotropica style?

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.

cite Biota Neotropica  — Referencing Guide

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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Biota Neotropica

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Biota Neotropica format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Biota Neotropica formatting guide, follow these easy steps

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)

How to cite a website in a paper in Biota Neotropica style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Biota Neotropica, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Biota Neotropica 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 Biota Neotropica 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 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

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Biota Neotropica, here’s how

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?

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 Biota Neotropica

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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