The citation style for the Bio 1B Research Skills assignment is based on the style of the journal BioScience. Citations for the assignment should follow the format given below.
Please note: In the citations for this assignment:
Generic journal article citation in BioScience style:
Author last/family name(s)[space]Author first initial[no space]Author middle initial(s)[period][space]Publication year[period][space]Article title[period][space]Journal title[space]Volume[colon][space]Page numbers[period]
Journal article, ten authors or fewer (BioScience Style requires listing up to ten authors):
Koehl MAR, Strother JA, Reidenbach MA, Koseff JR, Hadfield MG. 2007. Individual-based model of larval transport to coral reefs in turbulent, wave-driven flow: Behavioral responses to dissolved settlement inducer. Marine Ecology Progress Series 335: 1-18.
Journal article, more than ten authors (if there are more than ten authors, list only the first author followed by a comma and the phrase et al. (short for et alia, "and others")):
Barnosky AD, et al. 2012. Approaching a state shift in Earth's biosphere. Nature 486: 52-58.
Journal article published online only, with an article number rather than page numbers:
Ali-Murthy Z, Lott SE, Eisen MB, Kornberg TB. 2013. An essential role for zygotic expression in the pre-cellular Drosophila embryo. PLoS Genetics 9: e1003428.
Osterrieder A. 2013. The value and use of social media as communication tool in the plant sciences. Plant Methods 9: 26.
Article title ending with a question mark or exclamation point:
Grimaldo LF, Sommer T, Van Ark N, Jones G, Holland E, Moyle PB, Herbold B, Smith P. 2009. Factors affecting fish entrainment into massive water diversions in a tidal freshwater estuary: Can fish losses be managed? North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29: 1253-1270.
The citation style for books, websites, and other resources can be found here: