Ecosystems Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2024)


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How to do citations in Ecosystems style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Ecosystems 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 Ecosystems.

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How do you cite a book in the Ecosystems referencing style? (2024 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Ecosystems

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Ecosystems format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Ecosystems formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Ecosystems journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. Container Volume:pages Used. URL. Last accessed 06/21/2024
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 Ecosystems: