BMC Biotechnology Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in BMC Biotechnology style?

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.

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How do you cite a book in the BMC Biotechnology referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in BMC Biotechnology, here’s how

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
BMC Biotechnology citation:
1. Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st edition. New York: Random House; 1969.
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?

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Biotechnology 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 BMC Biotechnology, follow this example

Here’s a BMC Biotechnology 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 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]

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

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in BMC Biotechnology? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an BMC Biotechnology example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 26May2022.
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 26May2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Biotechnology in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in BMC Biotechnology

Here’s a BMC Biotechnology citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 26May2022.
So how to cite a video BMC Biotechnology?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 26May2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Biotechnology referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in BMC Biotechnology, this is what you’ll need

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 26May2022.
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 26May2022.
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?

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 BMC Biotechnology

An example song citation in BMC Biotechnology.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 26May2022.
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 26May2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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