mBio Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)

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How to do citations in mBio style?

This is the Citationsy guide to mBio 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 mBio.

cite mBio  — Referencing Guide

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

A book citation in mBio 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 mBio using placeholders:
Last Name FN. 2000. TitleEdition. , 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:
mBio 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 mBio looks like this: (1)

How to reference a journal article in the mBio citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in mBio format?

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

Here’s a mBio journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 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 mBio:
Petit C, 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 mBio style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in mBio this is what you need

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

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How to cite a YouTube video mBio in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in mBio

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

How to cite a podcast using mBio referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in mBio

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

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

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

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

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