The Plant Journal Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to The Plant 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 Plant Journal.

How to do citations in The Plant Journal style?
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How do you cite a book in the The Plant Journal referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in The Plant Journal using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. (2000) Title Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Name, 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 Plant Journal 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 Plant Journal looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the The Plant Journal citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in The Plant Journal format?

Here’s a The Plant Journal journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author3 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Container, Volume, pages Used. Available at: URL [Accessed April 2, 2020].
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 Plant Journal:
Petit, C. and 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 April 2, 2020].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

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

Here’s an The Plant Journal example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed April 2, 2020].
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 April 2, 2020].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video The Plant Journal

Here’s a The Plant Journal citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed April 2, 2020].
So how to cite a video The Plant Journal?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed April 2, 2020].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using The Plant Journal 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 Plant Journal.
Lastname, F. (2000) Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed April 2, 2020].
Podcast referencing example in The Plant Journal using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [Accessed April 2, 2020].
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 Plant Journal referencing style?

An example song citation in The Plant Journal.
Lastname, F. (2000) Song Title, Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed April 2, 2020].
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The Plant Journal:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun, Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 [Accessed April 2, 2020].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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