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The Plant Journal Referencing Guide

How to do citations in The Plant Journal style?

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.

cite The Plant Journal  — Referencing Guide



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

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in The Plant Journal follow these simple steps

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
The Plant 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 Plant Journal looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

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

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in The Plant Journal, follow this example

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 January 26, 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 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 January 26, 2022].
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?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in The Plant Journal is straight forward. Here’s how

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 January 26, 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 January 26, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video The Plant Journal

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in 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 January 26, 2022].
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 January 26, 2022].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using The Plant Journal referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in The Plant Journal, here’s how

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 January 26, 2022].
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 January 26, 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 Plant 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 Plant Journal

An example song citation in The Plant Journal.
Lastname, F. (2000) Song Title, Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed January 26, 2022].
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 January 26, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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