Virology Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Virology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Virology 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 Virology.

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How do you cite a book in the Virology referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Virology

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

How to reference a journal article in the Virology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Virology format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Virology, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Virology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title. Container Volume, pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
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 Virology:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18, 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Virology style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Virology

Here’s an Virology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 7.2.2022).
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 [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 7.2.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Virology in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Virology

Here’s a Virology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 7.2.2022).
So how to cite a video Virology?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 7.2.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Virology 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 Virology

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 Virology.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Virology 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 Virology referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Virology

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


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