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Ampersand Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Ampersand 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 Ampersand.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Ampersand using placeholders:
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F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 2000.
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:
Ampersand citation:
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J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Ampersand looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a Ampersand journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) 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 Ampersand:
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C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]
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How to cite a website in a paper in Ampersand style?

Here’s an Ampersand example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed November 28, 2021).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed November 28, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Ampersand

Here’s a Ampersand citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed November 28, 2021).
So how to cite a video Ampersand?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed November 28, 2021).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Ampersand 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 Ampersand.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed November 28, 2021).
Podcast referencing example in Ampersand using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed November 28, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in Ampersand.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed November 28, 2021).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Ampersand:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed November 28, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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