BMC Nursing Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2024)


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How to do citations in BMC Nursing style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Nursing 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 Nursing.

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How do you cite a book in the BMC Nursing referencing style? (2024 Guide)

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in BMC Nursing? This is how.

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Nursing format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the BMC Nursing formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a BMC Nursing 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 Nursing: