BMC Public Health Referencing Guide

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.

How do you cite a book in the BMC Public Health referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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 Public Health looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a BMC Public Health journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container2000;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]

Citing a website in BMC Public Health reference style

Here’s an BMC Public Health example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 22Sep.2019.
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 22Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Public Health

Here’s a BMC Public Health citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 22Sep.2019.
So how to cite a video BMC Public Health?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 22Sep.2019.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Public Health 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 Public Health.
1. Lastname F. Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 22Sep.2019.
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 22Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in BMC Public Health.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 22Sep.2019.
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 22Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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