SPIE BiOS Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to SPIE BiOS 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 SPIE BiOS.

How do you cite a book in the SPIE BiOS referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in SPIE BiOS using placeholders:
[1]
Last Name, F.N., [Title] , Edition, E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed., Publisher, City (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:
[1]
Rowling, J.K., [Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone] , 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London (1997).
And an in-text citation book citation in SPIE BiOS looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the SPIE BiOS citation style?

Here’s a SPIE BiOS journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F., “Title”, Container Volume(Issue), 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 SPIE BiOS:
[1]
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J., “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” 18(1), 161-172 (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

Citing a website in SPIE BiOS reference style

Here’s an SPIE BiOS example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F., “Title”, 1 January 2000, (16 July 2019).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
Tran, M., “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, 5 November 2008, (16 July 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video SPIE BiOS

Here’s a SPIE BiOS citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName, “Title”, YouTube, 1 January 2000, (16 July 2019).
So how to cite a video SPIE BiOS?
[1]
Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, 3 June 2015, (16 July 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using SPIE BiOS 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 SPIE BiOS.
[1]
Lastname, F., “Title”, Publisher (2000).
Podcast referencing example in SPIE BiOS using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, “640: Five Women”, WBEZ Radio (2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using SPIE BiOS referencing style?

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


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