BMC Genomics Referencing Guide
(updated May 2024)


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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? (2024 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: