Chromosoma Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Chromosoma style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Chromosoma 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 Chromosoma.

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How do you cite a book in the Chromosoma referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Chromosoma

Here’s an example book citation in Chromosoma using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Chromosoma citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Chromosoma looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Chromosoma citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Chromosoma format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Chromosoma citation format.

Here’s a Chromosoma journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/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 Chromosoma:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Chromosoma style?

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

Here’s an Chromosoma example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Chromosoma in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Chromosoma, all you need it the following

Here’s a Chromosoma citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022
So how to cite a video Chromosoma?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Chromosoma 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 Chromosoma, 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 Chromosoma.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Chromosoma using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Chromosoma

An example song citation in Chromosoma.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Chromosoma:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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