Rare Diseases Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Rare Diseases style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Rare Diseases 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 Rare Diseases.

cite Rare Diseases  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Rare Diseases referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Rare Diseases always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Rare Diseases using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 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:
Rare Diseases citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Rare Diseases looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the Rare Diseases citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Rare Diseases format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Rare Diseases citation format.

Here’s a Rare Diseases journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]; Volume:pages Used. Available from: 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 Rare Diseases:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]; 18:161-72. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in Rare Diseases 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 Rare Diseases

Here’s an Rare Diseases example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]; Available 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:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. 2008 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]; Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Rare Diseases 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 Rare Diseases

Here’s a Rare Diseases citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Rare Diseases?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube2015 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Rare Diseases referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Rare Diseases

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 Rare Diseases.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]; Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Rare Diseases using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]; Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Rare Diseases

An example song citation in Rare Diseases.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Rare Diseases:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2022 Jul. 5]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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