BioTechniques Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)

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How to do citations in BioTechniques style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BioTechniques 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 BioTechniques.

cite BioTechniques  — Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the BioTechniques 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 BioTechniques

Here’s an example book citation in BioTechniques using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title (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:
BioTechniques citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (New York: Random House).
And an in-text citation book citation in BioTechniques looks like this: (1)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in BioTechniques format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in BioTechniques, follow this example

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

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

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

Here’s an BioTechniques example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title (Publisher).
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President (The Guardian).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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How to cite a YouTube video BioTechniques in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in BioTechniques

Here’s a BioTechniques citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title .
So how to cite a video BioTechniques?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out .
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a podcast using BioTechniques referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in BioTechniques

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 BioTechniques.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title (Publisher).
Podcast referencing example in BioTechniques using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women (WBEZ Radio).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in BioTechniques

An example song citation in BioTechniques.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title .
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BioTechniques:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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