Ecology Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Ecology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Ecology 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 Ecology.

cite Ecology  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Ecology 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 Ecology using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 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:
Ecology citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. First edition. , Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Ecology looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Ecology format?

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

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

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

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Ecology

Here’s an Ecology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. Title. , Publisher, . https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008, November 5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. , The Guardian, . https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Ecology in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Ecology

Here’s a Ecology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, January 1. Title. , , . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Ecology?
Pixar. 2015, June 3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. , , . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Ecology 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 Ecology

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 Ecology.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. Title. , Publisher, .
Podcast referencing example in Ecology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. , WBEZ Radio, .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Ecology

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


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