Palaeontologia Electronica Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Palaeontologia Electronica style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Palaeontologia Electronica 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 Palaeontologia Electronica.

cite Palaeontologia Electronica  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Palaeontologia Electronica referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Palaeontologia Electronica always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Palaeontologia Electronica using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. January 1. 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:
Palaeontologia Electronica citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. January 26. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Palaeontologia Electronica looks like this: (Angelou 1969 January 26. )

How to reference a journal article in the Palaeontologia Electronica citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Palaeontologia Electronica format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Palaeontologia Electronica

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Palaeontologia Electronica style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Palaeontologia Electronica this is what you need

Here’s an Palaeontologia Electronica example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. January 1. . Publisher. Retrieved October 5, 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. . The Guardian. Retrieved October 5, 2022, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008 November 5. )

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How to cite a YouTube video Palaeontologia Electronica 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 Palaeontologia Electronica

Here’s a Palaeontologia Electronica citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. January 1. . Retrieved October 5, 2022, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Palaeontologia Electronica?
Pixar. 2015. June 3. . Retrieved October 5, 2022, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015 June 3. )

How to cite a podcast using Palaeontologia Electronica referencing style

Citing a podcast in Palaeontologia Electronica is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Palaeontologia Electronica.
Lastname, F. 2000. January 1. . Publisher. Retrieved October 5, 2022, from http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Palaeontologia Electronica using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. March 2. . WBEZ Radio. Retrieved October 5, 2022, from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018 March 2. )

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Palaeontologia Electronica 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 Palaeontologia Electronica

An example song citation in Palaeontologia Electronica.
Lastname, F. 2000. January 1. Song Title. Album. Retrieved October 5, 2022, from http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Palaeontologia Electronica:
The Beatles. 1969. September 26. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. Retrieved October 5, 2022, 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 September 26. )


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