Human Genetics Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Human Genetics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Human Genetics 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 Human Genetics.

cite Human Genetics  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Human Genetics 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 Human Genetics using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. 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:
Human Genetics citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Human Genetics looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Human Genetics citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Human Genetics format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Human Genetics

Here’s a Human Genetics journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (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 Human Genetics:
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 Human Genetics style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Human Genetics

Here’s an Human Genetics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 4 Oct. 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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Human Genetics in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Human Genetics

Here’s a Human Genetics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022
So how to cite a video Human Genetics?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Human Genetics referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Human Genetics, here’s how

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 Human Genetics.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Human Genetics 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 Human Genetics referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Human Genetics

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


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