PM&R Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to PM&R 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 PM&R.

How do you cite a book in the PM&R referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in PM&R using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 2000.
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:
[1]
Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in PM&R looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the PM&R citation style?

Here’s a PM&R journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;Volume:pages Used. 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 PM&R:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 2007;18:161-72. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in PM&R reference style

Here’s an PM&R example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title 2000. https://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2019).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video PM&R

Here’s a PM&R citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed September 18, 2019).
So how to cite a video PM&R?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using PM&R 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 PM&R.
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Lastname F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in PM&R using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using PM&R referencing style?

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


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