Palaeodiversity Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Palaeodiversity style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Palaeodiversity 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 Palaeodiversity.

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How do you cite a book in the Palaeodiversity 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 Palaeodiversity

Here’s an example book citation in Palaeodiversity using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000): Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition). City (Publisher).
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Palaeodiversity citation:
Angelou, M. (1969): I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). New York (Random House).
And an in-text citation book citation in Palaeodiversity looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Palaeodiversity format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Palaeodiversity

Here’s a Palaeodiversity journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000): Title. – Container
, Volume (Issue): pages Used
. https://doi.org/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 Palaeodiversity:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007): Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?.
, 18 (1): 161-172
. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

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

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Palaeodiversity to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Palaeodiversity example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1): Title. . Retrieved September 24, 2022, 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:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5): Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. . Retrieved September 24, 2022, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Palaeodiversity in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Palaeodiversity

Here’s a Palaeodiversity citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000, January 1): Title. . Retrieved September 24, 2022, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Palaeodiversity?
Pixar (2015, June 3): Pizza Clip — Inside Out. . Retrieved September 24, 2022, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Palaeodiversity referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Palaeodiversity

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

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

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Palaeodiversity

An example song citation in Palaeodiversity.
Lastname, F. (2000): Song TitleAlbum. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Palaeodiversity:
The Beatles (1969): Here Comes the SunAbbey Road. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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