BMC Genomics Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in BMC Genomics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Genomics 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 Genomics.

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How do you cite a book in the BMC Genomics referencing style? (2023 Guide)

A book citation in BMC Genomics always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Genomics format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the BMC Genomics citation format.

Here’s a BMC Genomics 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 Genomics:
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 Genomics style?

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

Here’s an BMC Genomics example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 29Jan.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 29Jan.2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Genomics in 2023

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in BMC Genomics, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a BMC Genomics citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 29Jan.2023.
So how to cite a video BMC Genomics?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 29Jan.2023.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Genomics referencing style

Citing a podcast in BMC Genomics is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Genomics.
1. Lastname F. Title. . 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 29Jan.2023.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Genomics using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. . 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 29Jan.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 Genomics referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in BMC Genomics is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in BMC Genomics.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 29Jan.2023.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Genomics:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 29Jan.2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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