Genomics Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Genomics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Genomics 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 Genomics.

cite Genomics  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Genomics 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 Genomics using placeholders:
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F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 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:
Genomics citation:
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M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Genomics looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Genomics format?

An Genomics citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

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

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

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Genomics, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Genomics example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed September 25, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed September 25, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Genomics 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 Genomics

Here’s a Genomics citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed September 25, 2022).
So how to cite a video Genomics?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed September 25, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Genomics referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Genomics

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 Genomics.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed September 25, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Genomics using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed September 25, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Genomics

An example song citation in Genomics.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed September 25, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Genomics:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed September 25, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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