Developmental Biology Referencing Guide
(updated Nov 2022)


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How to do citations in Developmental Biology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Developmental Biology 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 Developmental Biology.

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

A book citation in Developmental Biology always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Developmental Biology using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. ed. 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:
Developmental Biology citation:
Angelou, M., 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Developmental Biology looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Developmental Biology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Developmental Biology format?

An Developmental Biology 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 Developmental Biology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 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 Developmental Biology:
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)


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How to cite a website in a paper in Developmental Biology style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Developmental Biology. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Developmental Biology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 11.26.2022).
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 [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 11.26.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Developmental Biology in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Developmental Biology

Here’s a Developmental Biology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 11.26.2022).
So how to cite a video Developmental Biology?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 11.26.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Developmental Biology referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Developmental Biology

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 Developmental Biology.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Developmental Biology 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)

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Developmental Biology 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 Developmental Biology

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


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