BMC Public Health Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2024)


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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? (2024 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: