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IUBMB Life Referencing Guide

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.

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

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
IUBMB Life 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 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?

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

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

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

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?

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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