Hereditas Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2024)


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How to do citations in Hereditas style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Hereditas 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 Hereditas.

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How do you cite a book in the Hereditas referencing style? (2024 Guide)

When writing an academic paper, you will surely come across the challenge of citing a book properly. Here’s how to do it in Hereditas:

Here’s an example book citation in Hereditas 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:
Hereditas 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 Hereditas looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Hereditas format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Hereditas, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Hereditas journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2024Jul.21];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 Hereditas: