Genes & Development Referencing Guide
(updated Nov 2022)


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How to do citations in Genes & Development style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Genes & Development 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 Genes & Development.

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How do you cite a book in the Genes & Development referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Genes & Development 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 Genes & Development using placeholders:
Last Name FN. 2000. Title. Edition. E.F.N. Editor Last Nameed. . 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:
Genes & Development 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 Genes & Development looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Genes & Development citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Genes & Development format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Genes & Development citation format.

Here’s a Genes & Development journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. Container Volume: pages Used. URL (Accessed November 27, 2022).
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 Genes & Development:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18: 161-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008 (Accessed November 27, 2022).
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 Genes & Development style?

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

Here’s an Genes & Development example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. https://www.example.com (Accessed November 27, 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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (Accessed November 27, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Genes & Development in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Genes & Development, all you need it the following

Here’s a Genes & Development citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (Accessed November 27, 2022).
So how to cite a video Genes & Development?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (Accessed November 27, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Genes & Development referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Genes & Development

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 Genes & Development.
Lastname F. 2000. Title. http://www.example.com (Accessed November 27, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Genes & Development using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (Accessed November 27, 2022).
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 Genes & Development 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 Genes & Development. This is all you need

An example song citation in Genes & Development.
Lastname F. 2000. Song Title. http://www.example.com (Accessed November 27, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Genes & Development:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (Accessed November 27, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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