BMC Public Health Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in BMC Public Health style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Public Health 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 Public Health.

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

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

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Public Health format?

An BMC Public Health 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 Public Health 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 Public Health:
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 Public Health style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in BMC Public Health is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an BMC Public Health example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. . 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 3Feb.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 3Feb.2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Public Health in 2023

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in BMC Public Health

Here’s a BMC Public Health citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 3Feb.2023.
So how to cite a video BMC Public Health?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 3Feb.2023.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Public Health referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in BMC Public Health, here’s how

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 Public Health.
1. Lastname F. Title. . 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3Feb.2023.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Public Health using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. . 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 3Feb.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 Public Health referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in BMC Public Health

An example song citation in BMC Public Health.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3Feb.2023.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Public Health:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 3Feb.2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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