Zoology Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Zoology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Zoology 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 Zoology.

cite Zoology  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Zoology always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Zoology 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:
Zoology 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 Zoology looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Zoology format?

An Zoology citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Zoology 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 Zoology:
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 Zoology 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 Zoology

Here’s an Zoology 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 Zoology in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Zoology

Here’s a Zoology 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 Zoology?
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 Zoology referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Zoology

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

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Zoology

An example song citation in Zoology.
Lastname, F., 2000. Song Title, Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Zoology:
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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