Science Advances Referencing Guide

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.

How do you cite a book in the Science Advances referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Science Advances using placeholders:
F. N. Last Name, Title (Publisher, City, Edition., 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:
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, ed. 1, 1997).
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?

Here’s a Science Advances journal citation example using placeholders:
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:
C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, , doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

Citing a website in Science Advances reference style

Here’s an Science Advances example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., Author2 LastnameA. F., Title (2000) (available at
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President (2008) (available at
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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How to cite a YouTube video Science Advances

Here’s a Science Advances citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, Title. YouTube (2000) (available at
So how to cite a video Science Advances?
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube (2015) (available at
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a podcast using Science Advances 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 Science Advances.
F. Lastname, Title (2000) (available at
Podcast referencing example in Science Advances using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 640: Five Women (2018) (available at
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?

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

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