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BIEB 121: Ecology Laboratory: Cite Research

This guide supports the BIEB 121 course at UC San Diego.

Examples

Below are examples of how to cite your references using the same format found in the journal Evolution. The examples below are from the "Author Guidelines" from the Evolution journal web page.

The in-text citation examples are how you would refer to the reference in the text of your paper.

Contact me if you need help citing other types of references than the examples below.

Evolution

Journal Article
Bibliography: Michaels., D. R., Jr., and V. Smirnov. 1999. Postglacial sea levels on the western Canadian continental shelf: revisiting Cope's rule. Marine Geol. 125:1654-1669.
In-Text Citation:

(Michaels and Smirnov 1999)

If the number of authors exceeds two, they should always be abbreviated. e.g.: "(Frank et al. 1986)."

 

Book (Whole)
Bibliography: Carlson, L. D., and M. Schmidt, eds. 1999. Global climatic change in the new millennium. 2nd ed. Vol. 1. The coming deluge. OxfordUniv. Press, Oxford, U.K.
In-Text Citation:

(Carlson and Schmidt 1999)

If the number of authors exceeds two, they should always be abbreviated. e.g.: "(Frank et al. 1986)."

 

Book (Chapter)
Bibliography:  Uetz, G. Habitat structure and spider foraging. In: Bell, S. S., E. D. McCoy and H. R. Mushinsky (ED.). Population and Community Biology series: Habitat structure: the physical arrangement of objects in space; Chapman and Hall: New York, New York, 1991. 325-348.
In-Text Citation:

(Uetz 1991)

If the number of authors exceeds two, they should always be abbreviated. e.g.: "(Frank et al. 1986)."

 

Web Site
Bibliography:

IUCN, Conservation International, and NatureServe. 2004. Global amphibian assessment. Available at www.globalamphibians.org. Accessed October 15, 2004.

In-Text Citation: (IUCN Conservation International 2004)

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