Systematic Biology Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Systematic Biology 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 Systematic Biology.

How do you cite a book in the Systematic Biology referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Systematic Biology using placeholders:
Last Name F.N. 2000. Title. City: Publisher.
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:
Rowling J.K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Systematic Biology looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Systematic Biology citation style?

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

Citing a website in Systematic Biology reference style

Here’s an Systematic Biology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Available from 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:
Tran M. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Systematic Biology

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

How to cite a podcast using Systematic Biology 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 Systematic Biology.
Lastname F. 2000. Title. .
Podcast referencing example in Systematic Biology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Systematic Biology referencing style?

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


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