Geobios Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Geobios style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Geobios 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 Geobios.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Geobios

Here’s an example book citation in Geobios using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. 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:
Geobios 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 Geobios looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Geobios format?

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

Here’s a Geobios journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., 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 Geobios:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 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 Geobios style?

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

Here’s an Geobios example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 10.7.2022).
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 [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 10.7.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Geobios 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 Geobios

Here’s a Geobios citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 10.7.2022).
So how to cite a video Geobios?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 10.7.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Geobios referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Geobios, all you need to do is the following

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 Geobios.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Geobios 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 Geobios 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 Geobios

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


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