Paleobiology Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in Paleobiology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Paleobiology 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 Paleobiology.

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How do you cite a book in the Paleobiology referencing style? (2023 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 Paleobiology

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Paleobiology format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Paleobiology, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Paleobiology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000: Title. Container 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 Paleobiology:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)


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

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

Here’s an Paleobiology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000: Title. Downloaded from https://www.example.com on 29 January 2023. Publisher.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008: Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Downloaded from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 on 29 January 2023. The Guardian.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Paleobiology in 2023

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

Here’s a Paleobiology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000: Title. YouTube. Downloaded from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX on 29 January 2023.
So how to cite a video Paleobiology?
Pixar. 2015: Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Downloaded from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ on 29 January 2023.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Paleobiology referencing style

Citing a podcast in Paleobiology 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 Paleobiology.
Lastname, F. 2000: Title. .
Podcast referencing example in Paleobiology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018: 640: Five Women. .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Paleobiology. This is all you need

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


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