Guide: How to cite a Software in PLOS style

Guide: How to cite a Software in PLOS style

Cite A Software in PLOS style

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Use the following template to cite a software using the PLOS citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the PLOS style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

1. Author Surname Author Initial (Year Published) Title. City: Publisher.

Example:

1. British Board of Film Classifi cation Annual Report and Accounts (2013). London: BBFC. Available: http://www.bbfc.co.uk/sites/default/files/attachments/BBFC%20Annual%20Report%202013%20-%20web.pdf. Accessed 28 April 2015.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

[1]

Example

a film maker’s freedom of expression is not unfairly infringed by its classification
decisions. [1]

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