BMC Research Notes Referencing Guide
(updated May 2024)


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How to do citations in BMC Research Notes style?

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Research Notes 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 Research Notes.

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

Are you writing a research paper and want to include the works you found in a book? Here’s a simple guide to do it in BMC Research Notes:

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in BMC Research Notes format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in BMC Research Notes, follow these easy steps

Here’s a BMC Research Notes 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 Research Notes: