Scientific Reports Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Scientific Reports style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Scientific Reports 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 Scientific Reports.

cite Scientific Reports  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Scientific Reports referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in Scientific Reports, here’s how

Here’s an example book citation in Scientific Reports using placeholders:
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Last Name, F. N. Title. (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:
Scientific Reports citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. (Random House, 1969).
And an in-text citation book citation in Scientific Reports looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the Scientific Reports citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Scientific Reports format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Scientific Reports, follow this example

Here’s a Scientific Reports journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author3 LastnameA. F. Title. Container Volume, pages Used (2000).
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 Scientific Reports:
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Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172 (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in Scientific Reports 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 Scientific Reports

Here’s an Scientific Reports example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author2 LastnameA. F. Title. https://www.example.com (2000).
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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (2008).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Scientific Reports 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 Scientific Reports

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

How to cite a podcast using Scientific Reports 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 Scientific Reports

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 Scientific Reports.
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Lastname, F. Title. (2000).
Podcast referencing example in Scientific Reports 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 Scientific Reports referencing style?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Scientific Reports

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


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