BMC Genetics Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in BMC Genetics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Genetics 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 Genetics.

cite BMC Genetics  — Referencing Guide



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

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in BMC Genetics follow these simple steps

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Genetics format?

An BMC Genetics 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 Genetics 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 Genetics:
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 Genetics style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in BMC Genetics? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an BMC Genetics example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 21May2022.
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 21May2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Genetics in 2022

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

Here’s a BMC Genetics citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 21May2022.
So how to cite a video BMC Genetics?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 21May2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Genetics referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in BMC Genetics

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 Genetics.
1. Lastname F. Title. . 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 21May2022.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Genetics using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. . 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 21May2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using BMC Genetics 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 BMC Genetics

An example song citation in BMC Genetics.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 21May2022.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Genetics:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 21May2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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