IUBMB Life Referencing Guide
(updated Aug 2022)

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How to do citations in IUBMB Life style?

This is the Citationsy guide to IUBMB Life 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 IUBMB Life.

cite IUBMB Life  — Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the IUBMB Life referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in IUBMB Life? This is how.

Here’s an example book citation in IUBMB Life using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000) Title. (Editor Last Name EFN, ed.). 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:
IUBMB Life citation:
Angelou, M. (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st Ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in IUBMB Life looks like this: (1)

How to reference a journal article in the IUBMB Life citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in IUBMB Life format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in IUBMB Life in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a IUBMB Life journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000) Title. Container Volume, pages Used.
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 IUBMB Life:
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J. (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a website in a paper in IUBMB Life style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in IUBMB Life. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an IUBMB Life example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000) Title.
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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How to cite a YouTube video IUBMB Life in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in IUBMB Life

Here’s a IUBMB Life citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube.
So how to cite a video IUBMB Life?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a podcast using IUBMB Life referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in IUBMB Life, all you need to do is the following

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 IUBMB Life.
Lastname, F. (2000) Title.
Podcast referencing example in IUBMB Life using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using IUBMB Life referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in IUBMB Life is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in IUBMB Life.
Lastname, F. (2000) Song Title.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in IUBMB Life:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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