Herpetologica Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Herpetologica 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 Herpetologica.

How to do citations in Herpetologica style?
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How do you cite a book in the Herpetologica referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Herpetologica using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title. Edition. (E.F.N. Editor Last Name, ed.). Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Herpetologica citation:
Rowling, J.K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Herpetologica looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Herpetologica citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Herpetologica format?

Here’s a Herpetologica journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Container Volume:pages Used. DOI: 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 Herpetologica:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. DOI: 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 Herpetologica style?

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

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How to cite a YouTube video Herpetologica

Here’s a Herpetologica citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Herpetologica?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Herpetologica referencing style

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 Herpetologica.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Herpetologica 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 Herpetologica referencing style?

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

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