The Company of Biologists Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to The Company of Biologists 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 The Company of Biologists.

How to do citations in The Company of Biologists style?
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How do you cite a book in the The Company of Biologists referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in The Company of Biologists using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. Edition. Editor Last Name, E. F. N.(ed. 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:
The Company of Biologists citation:
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in The Company of Biologists looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the The Company of Biologists citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in The Company of Biologists format?

Here’s a The Company of Biologists journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and 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 The Company of Biologists:
Petit, C. and 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)

How to cite a website in a paper in The Company of Biologists style?

Here’s an The Company of Biologists example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title.
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.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video The Company of Biologists

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

How to cite a podcast using The Company of Biologists 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 The Company of Biologists.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title.
Podcast referencing example in The Company of Biologists 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 The Company of Biologists referencing style?

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


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