Investigative Genetics Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2024)


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How to do citations in Investigative Genetics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Investigative 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 Investigative Genetics.

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

A book citation in Investigative 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 Investigative Genetics 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:
Investigative Genetics 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 Investigative Genetics looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Investigative Genetics format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Investigative Genetics citation format.

Here’s a Investigative Genetics journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2024Jul.19];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 Investigative Genetics: