Northeastern Naturalist Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


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How to do citations in Northeastern Naturalist style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Northeastern Naturalist 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 Northeastern Naturalist.

cite Northeastern Naturalist  — Referencing Guide



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

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in Northeastern Naturalist.

Here’s an example book citation in Northeastern Naturalist using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title. E.F.N. Editor Last Name (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:
Northeastern Naturalist citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. First edition. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Northeastern Naturalist looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Northeastern Naturalist citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Northeastern Naturalist format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Northeastern Naturalist, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Northeastern Naturalist journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Container Volume:pages Used. Journal Name. Available online at URL. Accessed June26,2022.
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 Northeastern Naturalist:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. Food Quality and Preference. Available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. Accessed June26,2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Northeastern Naturalist style?

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

Here’s an Northeastern Naturalist example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Publisher. Available online at https://www.example.com. Accessed June26,2022.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Available online at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed June26,2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Northeastern Naturalist 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 Northeastern Naturalist

Here’s a Northeastern Naturalist citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. Available online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed June26,2022.
So how to cite a video Northeastern Naturalist?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed June26,2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Northeastern Naturalist referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Northeastern Naturalist, here’s how

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 Northeastern Naturalist.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. Publisher. Available online at http://www.example.com. Accessed June26,2022.
Podcast referencing example in Northeastern Naturalist using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Available online at https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed June26,2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Northeastern Naturalist

An example song citation in Northeastern Naturalist.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. Album. Available online at http://www.example.com. Accessed June26,2022.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Northeastern Naturalist:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. Available online at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed June26,2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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