Northeastern Naturalist Referencing Guide
(updated Apr 2024)


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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.

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How do you cite a book in the Northeastern Naturalist referencing style? (2024 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)


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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 April21,2024.
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: