Nature (no "et al.") Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Nature (no "et al.") style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Nature (no "et al.") 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 Nature (no "et al.").

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How do you cite a book in the Nature (no "et al.") referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Nature (no "et al.")

Here’s an example book citation in Nature (no "et al.") using placeholders:
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Last Name, F. N. Title. (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:
Nature (no "et al.") citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. (Random House, 1969).
And an in-text citation book citation in Nature (no "et al.") looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the Nature (no "et al.") citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Nature (no "et al.") format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Nature (no "et al.")? Here’s how

Here’s a Nature (no "et al.") journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author3 LastnameA. F. Title. Container Volume, pages Used (2000).
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 Nature (no "et al."):
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Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172 (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in Nature (no "et al.") style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Nature (no "et al.")? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Nature (no "et al.") example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author2 LastnameA. F. Title. (2000). at
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. (2008). at
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Nature (no "et al.") in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Nature (no "et al.")

Here’s a Nature (no "et al.") citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube (2000). at
So how to cite a video Nature (no "et al.")?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube (2015). at
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Nature (no "et al.") referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Nature (no "et al."), 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 Nature (no "et al.").
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Lastname, F. Title. (2000). at
Podcast referencing example in Nature (no "et al.") using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women. (2018). at
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Nature (no "et al.") referencing style?

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Nature (no "et al.")

An example song citation in Nature (no "et al.").
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Lastname, F. Song Title. Album (2000). at
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Nature (no "et al."):
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road (1969). at
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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