ZooKeys Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to ZooKeys 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 ZooKeys.

How to do citations in ZooKeys style?
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How do you cite a book in the ZooKeys referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in ZooKeys using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN (Ed.). Publisher, City.
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:
ZooKeys citation:
Rowling JK (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in ZooKeys looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s a ZooKeys journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (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 ZooKeys:
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 ZooKeys style?

Here’s an ZooKeys example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Available from: https://www.example.com (April 16, 2021).
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 from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (April 16, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video ZooKeys

Here’s a ZooKeys citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (April 16, 2021).
So how to cite a video ZooKeys?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (April 16, 2021).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using ZooKeys 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 ZooKeys.
Lastname F (2000) Title. Available from: http://www.example.com (April 16, 2021).
Podcast referencing example in ZooKeys using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women. Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (April 16, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using ZooKeys referencing style?

An example song citation in ZooKeys.
Lastname F (2000) Album Song Title. Available from: http://www.example.com (April 16, 2021).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in ZooKeys:
The Beatles (1969) Abbey Road Here Comes the Sun. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (April 16, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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