BMC Surgery Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to BMC Surgery 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 Surgery.

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

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

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

Here’s a BMC Surgery 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 Surgery:
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 Surgery reference style

Here’s an BMC Surgery example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. 2000. https://www.example.com. Accessed 17Sep.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 17Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video BMC Surgery

Here’s a BMC Surgery citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title. YouTube2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 17Sep.2019.
So how to cite a video BMC Surgery?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 17Sep.2019.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using BMC Surgery 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 Surgery.
1. Lastname F. Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 17Sep.2019.
Podcast referencing example in BMC Surgery using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 17Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in BMC Surgery.
1. Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed 17Sep.2019.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BMC Surgery:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 17Sep.2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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