Implementation Science Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2024)


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How to do citations in Implementation Science style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Implementation Science 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 Implementation Science.

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cite Implementation Science  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Implementation Science 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 Implementation Science 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:
Implementation Science 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 Implementation Science looks like this: [1]


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How to reference a journal article in the Implementation Science citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Implementation Science format?

An Implementation Science 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 Implementation Science journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2024Feb.24];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 Implementation Science: