BMC Biology Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Biology 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 BMC Biology.

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

Here’s an example book citation in BMC Biology using placeholders:
1. Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 2000.
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:
BMC Biology citation:
1. Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st edition. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in BMC Biology looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a BMC Biology journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container. 2000;Volume Issue:pages Used. doi: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 BMC Biology:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. . 2007;18:161-72. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in BMC Biology style?

Here’s an BMC Biology example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 17Feb.2020.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
1. Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. . 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 17Feb.2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Biology

Here’s a BMC Biology citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 17Feb.2020.
So how to cite a video BMC Biology?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 17Feb.2020.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Biology 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 BMC Biology.
1. Lastname F. Title. . 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 17Feb.2020.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Biology using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. . 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 17Feb.2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in BMC Biology.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 17Feb.2020.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Biology:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 17Feb.2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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