The Lancet Referencing Guide
This is the Citationsy guide to The Lancet citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
How to do citations in The Lancet style?
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 Lancet.
How do you cite a book in the The Lancet referencing style?Here’s an example book citation in The Lancet using placeholders:
Last Name FN. Title, Edition. City: Publisher, 2000.
The Lancet citation:
Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn. New York: Random House, 1969.
How to reference a journal article in the The Lancet citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in The Lancet format?Here’s a The Lancet journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000; Volume: pages Used..
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007; 18: 161-72..
How to cite a website in a paper in The Lancet style?Here’s an The Lancet example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. 2000; published online Jan.1. https://www.example.com (accessed Dec. 5, 2021)..
on The Guardian website:
Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. 2008; published online Nov.5. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed Dec. 5, 2021)..
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How to cite a YouTube video The LancetHere’s a The Lancet citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000; published online Jan.1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed Dec. 5, 2021)..
Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015; published online June3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed Dec. 5, 2021)..
How to cite a podcast using The Lancet referencing styleIt 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 Lancet.
Lastname F. Title. 2000; published online Jan.1. http://www.example.com (accessed Dec. 5, 2021)..
This American Life. 640: Five Women. 2018; published online March2. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed Dec. 5, 2021)..
How to cite a piece of music or a song using The Lancet referencing style?An example song citation in The Lancet.
Lastname F. Song Title. 2000 http://www.example.com (accessed Dec. 5, 2021)..
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969 https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed Dec. 5, 2021)..
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