BMC Biotechnology Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.

How do you cite a book in the BMC Biotechnology referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in BMC Biotechnology 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:
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 Biotechnology looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the BMC Biotechnology citation style?

Here’s a BMC Biotechnology journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container2000;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 Biotechnology:
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]

Citing a website in BMC Biotechnology reference style

Here’s an BMC Biotechnology example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 18Sep.2019.
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 18Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Biotechnology

Here’s a BMC Biotechnology citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 18Sep.2019.
So how to cite a video BMC Biotechnology?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 18Sep.2019.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Biotechnology 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 Biotechnology.
1. Lastname F. Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 18Sep.2019.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Biotechnology using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 18Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in BMC Biotechnology.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 18Sep.2019.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Biotechnology:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 18Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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