Science Advances Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Science Advances style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Science Advances 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 Science Advances.

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How do you cite a book in the Science Advances referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Science Advances 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 Science Advances using placeholders:
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F. N. Last Name, Title (Publisher, City, Edition., 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:
Science Advances citation:
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M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Random House, New York, ed. 1, 1969), , .
And an in-text citation book citation in Science Advances looks like this: (1)

How to reference a journal article in the Science Advances citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Science Advances format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Science Advances

Here’s a Science Advances journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F., Author3 LastnameA. F., Container, 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 Science Advances:
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C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, , doi: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 Science Advances style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Science Advances this is what you need

Here’s an Science Advances example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F., Author2 LastnameA. F., Title (2000), , (available at 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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President (2008), , (available at 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 Science Advances in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Science Advances

Here’s a Science Advances citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title. YouTube (2000), , (available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX).
So how to cite a video Science Advances?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube (2015), , (available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a podcast using Science Advances referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Science Advances

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 Science Advances.
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F. Lastname, Title (2000), , (available at http://www.example.com).
Podcast referencing example in Science Advances using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women (2018), , (available at 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 Science Advances referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Science Advances is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Science Advances.
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F. Lastname, 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 Science Advances:
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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: (1)


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