Genome Biology Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in Genome Biology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Genome Biology 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 Genome Biology.

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How do you cite a book in the Genome Biology referencing style? (2023 Guide)

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

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


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How to reference a journal article in the Genome Biology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Genome Biology format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Genome Biology is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Genome Biology journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27];Volume:pages Used. URL
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 Genome Biology:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. Food Quality and Preference; 2007 [cited 2023Jan.27];18:161-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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How to cite a website in a paper in Genome Biology style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Genome Biology to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Genome Biology example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27]. 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:
1. Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2023Jan.27]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Genome Biology in 2023

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

Here’s a Genome Biology citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Genome Biology?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2023Jan.27]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Genome Biology referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Genome Biology, this is what you’ll need

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 Genome Biology.
1. Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27]. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Genome Biology using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2023Jan.27]. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Genome Biology referencing style?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Genome Biology

An example song citation in Genome Biology.
1. Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27]. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Genome Biology:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2023Jan.27]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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