The EMBO Journal Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in The EMBO Journal style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The EMBO Journal 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 EMBO Journal.

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How do you cite a book in the The EMBO Journal referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in The EMBO Journal

Here’s an example book citation in The EMBO Journal using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title Edition. Editor Last Name EFN (ed.) City: Publisher
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
The EMBO Journal citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1st ed. New York: Random House
And an in-text citation book citation in The EMBO Journal looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the The EMBO Journal citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in The EMBO Journal format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the The EMBO Journal citation format.

Here’s a The EMBO Journal journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF & Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume: pages Used Available at: URL [Accessed May 21, 2022]
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 EMBO Journal:
Petit C & Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18: 161-172 Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008 [Accessed May 21, 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in The EMBO Journal style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in The EMBO Journal? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an The EMBO Journal example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF & Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed May 21, 2022]
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 at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [Accessed May 21, 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video The EMBO Journal in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in The EMBO Journal, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a The EMBO Journal citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed May 21, 2022]
So how to cite a video The EMBO Journal?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed May 21, 2022]
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using The EMBO Journal referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in The EMBO Journal

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 EMBO Journal.
Lastname F (2000) Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed May 21, 2022]
Podcast referencing example in The EMBO Journal using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [Accessed May 21, 2022]
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 EMBO Journal referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in The EMBO Journal

An example song citation in The EMBO Journal.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed May 21, 2022]
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The EMBO Journal:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 [Accessed May 21, 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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