Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) 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 Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date).

How do you cite a book in the Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) using placeholders:
Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN (ed.). City: Publisher, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) citation style?

Here’s a Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;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 Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date):
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007;18:161-72.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) reference style

Here’s an Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. 2000.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. 2008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date)

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

How to cite a podcast using Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) referencing style

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 Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date).
Lastname F. Title. 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 640: Five Women. 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date) referencing style?

An example song citation in Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date).
Lastname F. Song Title., 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Oxford University Press SciMed (author-date):
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun., 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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