Oncotarget Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Oncotarget style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Oncotarget 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 Oncotarget.

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cite Oncotarget  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Oncotarget referencing style? (2023 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Oncotarget

Here’s an example book citation in Oncotarget using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: 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:
Oncotarget citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Oncotarget looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Oncotarget format?

An Oncotarget citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Oncotarget journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2023Feb.3]; Volume: pages Used. doi: DOI.
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 Oncotarget:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. Food Quality and Preference; 2007 [cited 2023Feb.3]; 18: 161-72. doi: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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How to cite a website in a paper in Oncotarget style?

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

Here’s an Oncotarget example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Feb.3]. Available 2023Feb.3, from https://www.example.com
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 [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2023Feb.3]. Available 2023Feb.3, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Oncotarget in 2023

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Oncotarget, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Oncotarget citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2023Feb.3]. Available 2023Feb.3, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Oncotarget?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2023Feb.3]. Available 2023Feb.3, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Oncotarget referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Oncotarget, 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 Oncotarget.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Feb.3]. Available from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Oncotarget using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2023Feb.3]. Available from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Oncotarget

An example song citation in Oncotarget.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2023Feb.3]. Available from http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Oncotarget:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2023Feb.3]. Available from https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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