Functional Ecology Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Functional Ecology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Functional 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 Functional Ecology.

cite Functional Ecology  — Referencing Guide



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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Functional Ecology using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (Edition; E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.). 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:
Functional Ecology 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 Functional Ecology looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Functional Ecology format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Functional Ecology in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Functional Ecology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. doi: 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 Functional Ecology:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172. doi: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

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

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Functional Ecology

Here’s an Functional Ecology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from 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. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from 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 Functional Ecology in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Functional Ecology? Here’s how

Here’s a Functional Ecology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from YouTube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Functional Ecology?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from YouTube website: 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 Functional Ecology 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 Functional Ecology, 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 Functional Ecology.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Functional Ecology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. Retrieved from https://thisamericanlife.org/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 Functional Ecology referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Functional Ecology

An example song citation in Functional Ecology.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. In Album. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Functional Ecology:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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