Palaeontologia Electronica Referencing Guide

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.

How do you cite a book in the Palaeontologia Electronica referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling, J.K. 1997. June 26. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Palaeontologia Electronica looks like this: (Rowling 1997 June 26. )

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

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. )

Citing a website in Palaeontologia Electronica reference style

Here’s an Palaeontologia Electronica example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. January 1. . Publisher. Retrieved September 22, 2019, 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 September 22, 2019, 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

Here’s a Palaeontologia Electronica citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. January 1. . Retrieved September 22, 2019, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Palaeontologia Electronica?
Pixar. 2015. June 3. . Retrieved September 22, 2019, 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

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 September 22, 2019, 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 September 22, 2019, 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?

An example song citation in Palaeontologia Electronica.
Lastname, F. 2000. January 1. Song Title. Album. Retrieved September 22, 2019, 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 September 22, 2019, 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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