BMC Cell Biology Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in BMC Cell Biology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Cell 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 Cell Biology.

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How do you cite a book in the BMC Cell Biology referencing style? (2023 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 BMC Cell Biology

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Cell Biology format?

An BMC Cell Biology citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a BMC Cell 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 Cell 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]


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

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in BMC Cell Biology this is what you need

Here’s an BMC Cell Biology example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 30Jan.2023.
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 30Jan.2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Cell Biology in 2023

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in BMC Cell Biology

Here’s a BMC Cell Biology citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 30Jan.2023.
So how to cite a video BMC Cell Biology?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 30Jan.2023.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Cell Biology referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in BMC Cell Biology

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 Cell Biology.
1. Lastname F. Title. . 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 30Jan.2023.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Cell Biology using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. . 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 30Jan.2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in BMC Cell Biology

An example song citation in BMC Cell Biology.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 30Jan.2023.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Cell Biology:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 30Jan.2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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