Physical Review Letters Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Physical Review Letters style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Physical Review Letters 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 Physical Review Letters.

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How do you cite a book in the Physical Review Letters 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 Physical Review Letters

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

How to reference a journal article in the Physical Review Letters citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Physical Review Letters format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Physical Review Letters in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Physical Review Letters journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., Container Volume, (2000).
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 Physical Review Letters:
[1]
C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, 18, (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Physical Review Letters style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Physical Review Letters

Here’s an Physical Review Letters example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., (2000).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, (2008).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Physical Review Letters in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Physical Review Letters

Here’s a Physical Review Letters citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName, YouTube (2000).
So how to cite a video Physical Review Letters?
[1]
Pixar, YouTube (2015).
And an in-text video citation would look like this:  [1]

How to cite a podcast using Physical Review Letters referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Physical Review Letters, here’s how

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 Physical Review Letters.
[1]
F. Lastname, (2000).
Podcast referencing example in Physical Review Letters using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, (2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Physical Review Letters 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 Physical Review Letters

An example song citation in Physical Review Letters.
[1]
F. Lastname, Song Title (2000).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Physical Review Letters:
[1]
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun (1969).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]


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