Genetics Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Genetics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Genetics 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 Genetics.

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

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in Genetics follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in Genetics using placeholders:
Last Name F. N., 2000 Title(E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.). 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:
Genetics citation:
Angelou M., 1969 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Genetics looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Genetics format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Genetics

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

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

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Genetics this is what you need

Here’s an Genetics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F., 2000 Title
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
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Genetics in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Genetics

Here’s a Genetics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000 Title. YouTube.
So how to cite a video Genetics?
Pixar, 2015 Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Genetics referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Genetics

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 Genetics.
Lastname F., 2000 Title
Podcast referencing example in Genetics 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 Genetics referencing style?

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Genetics

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


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