Genome Biology Referencing Guide
(updated Apr 2024)


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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? (2024 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 2024Apr.20];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: