Ecology Letters Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Ecology Letters style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Ecology Letters 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 Letters.

cite Ecology Letters  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Ecology Letters 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 Ecology Letters

Here’s an example book citation in Ecology Letters 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 Letters 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 Ecology Letters looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Ecology Letters format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Ecology Letters

Here’s a Ecology Letters journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & 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 Letters:
Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. (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 & Sieffermann 2007)

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

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Ecology Letters, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Ecology Letters example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000). Title. Available at: https://www.example.com. Last accessed 1 October 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. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Last accessed 1 October 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Ecology Letters in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Ecology Letters

Here’s a Ecology Letters citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000). Title. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Last accessed 1 October 2022.
So how to cite a video Ecology Letters?
Pixar. (2015). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Last accessed 1 October 2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Ecology Letters referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Ecology Letters

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 Letters.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title.
Podcast referencing example in Ecology Letters 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 Ecology Letters referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Ecology Letters. This is all you need

An example song citation in Ecology Letters.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Ecology Letters:
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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