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BMC Medicine Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Medicine 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 Medicine.

How to do citations in BMC Medicine style?
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How do you cite a book in the BMC Medicine referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in BMC Medicine using placeholders:
1. Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
BMC Medicine citation:
1. Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st edition. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in BMC Medicine looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the BMC Medicine citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Medicine format?

Here’s a BMC Medicine 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 Medicine:
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 Medicine style?

Here’s an BMC Medicine example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 5Aug.2021.
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 5Aug.2021.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Medicine

Here’s a BMC Medicine citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 5Aug.2021.
So how to cite a video BMC Medicine?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 5Aug.2021.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Medicine referencing style

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 Medicine.
1. Lastname F. Title. . 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 5Aug.2021.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Medicine using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. . 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 5Aug.2021.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in BMC Medicine.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 5Aug.2021.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Medicine:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 5Aug.2021.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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