BMC Psychology Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in BMC Psychology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Psychology 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 Psychology.

cite BMC Psychology  — Referencing Guide



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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in BMC Psychology

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Psychology format?

An BMC Psychology 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 Psychology 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 Psychology:
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 Psychology style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in BMC Psychology this is what you need

Here’s an BMC Psychology example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 3Oct.2022.
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 3Oct.2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Psychology in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in BMC Psychology? Here’s how

Here’s a BMC Psychology citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 3Oct.2022.
So how to cite a video BMC Psychology?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 3Oct.2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Psychology referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in BMC Psychology

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 Psychology.
1. Lastname F. Title. . 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3Oct.2022.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Psychology using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. . 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 3Oct.2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in BMC Psychology

An example song citation in BMC Psychology.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3Oct.2022.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Psychology:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 3Oct.2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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