Pontifical Biblical Institute Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


Last updated:
How to do citations in Pontifical Biblical Institute style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Pontifical Biblical Institute 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 Pontifical Biblical Institute.

cite Pontifical Biblical Institute  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Pontifical Biblical Institute 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 Pontifical Biblical Institute

Here’s an example book citation in Pontifical Biblical Institute using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N., Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Nameed. ) (City Edition2000).
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Pontifical Biblical Institute citation:
Angelou, M., I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (New York 11969).
And an in-text citation book citation in Pontifical Biblical Institute looks like this: M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (New York 11969).

How to reference a journal article in the Pontifical Biblical Institute citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Pontifical Biblical Institute format?

An Pontifical Biblical Institute citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Pontifical Biblical Institute journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F.Author3 LastnameA. F., “Title”, Container Volume/Issue (2000) pages Used, URL.
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 Pontifical Biblical Institute:
Petit, C.Sieffermann, J., “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”, 18/1 (2007) 161-172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: C. PetitJ. Sieffermann, “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”, 18/1 (2007) 161-172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.

How to cite a website in a paper in Pontifical Biblical Institute style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Pontifical Biblical Institute

Here’s an Pontifical Biblical Institute example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F.Author2 LastnameA. F., “Title” (2000) https://www.example.com [accessed May 28, 2022].
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President” (2008) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [accessed May 28, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: M. Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President” (2008) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [accessed May 28, 2022].

Citing websites and links in Pontifical Biblical Institute is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension →

How to cite a YouTube video Pontifical Biblical Institute in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Pontifical Biblical Institute

Here’s a Pontifical Biblical Institute citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, “Title” (2000) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [accessed May 28, 2022].
So how to cite a video Pontifical Biblical Institute?
Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out” (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [accessed May 28, 2022].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out” (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [accessed May 28, 2022].

How to cite a podcast using Pontifical Biblical Institute referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Pontifical Biblical Institute

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 Pontifical Biblical Institute.
Lastname, F., “Title” (2000) http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Pontifical Biblical Institute using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, “640: Five Women” (2018) https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women” (2018) https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Pontifical Biblical Institute 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 Pontifical Biblical Institute. This is all you need

An example song citation in Pontifical Biblical Institute.
Lastname, F., “Song Title” (2000) http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Pontifical Biblical Institute:
The Beatles, “Here Comes the Sun” (1969) https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, “Here Comes the Sun” (1969) https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.


You can automate citing and referencing any source in Pontifical Biblical Institute using Citationsy.

Cite sources using the Pontifical Biblical Institute Citation Machine

Citationsy is a reference management used by more than 200 000 students, academics, and researchers around the world.
It has a free trial and has iPhone and Android apps available. Sign up now →