Scientific Reports Referencing Guide

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.

How do you cite a book in the Scientific Reports referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. (Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 1997).
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?

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

Citing a website in Scientific Reports reference style

Here’s an Scientific Reports example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author2 LastnameA. F. Title. (2000). Available at: https://www.example.com. (Accessed: 16th July 2019)
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. (2008). Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. (Accessed: 16th July 2019)
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Scientific Reports

Here’s a Scientific Reports citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube (2000). Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. (Accessed: 16th July 2019)
So how to cite a video Scientific Reports?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube (2015). Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. (Accessed: 16th July 2019)
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Scientific Reports 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 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?

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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