APL Materials Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in APL Materials style?

This is the Citationsy guide to APL Materials 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 APL Materials.

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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in APL Materials

Here’s an example book citation in APL Materials using placeholders:
1 F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition (Publisher, City, 2000).
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
APL Materials citation:
1 M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. (Random House, New York, 1969).
And an in-text citation book citation in APL Materials looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the APL Materials citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in APL Materials format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in APL Materials in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a APL Materials journal citation example using placeholders:
1 Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author3 LastnameA.F., Container Volume, (2000).
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 APL Materials:
1 C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, 18, (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in APL Materials style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in APL Materials is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an APL Materials example website reference:
1 Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F., (2000).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
1 M. Tran, (2008).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video APL Materials in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in APL Materials

Here’s a APL Materials citation YouTube video example:
1 ChannelName, YouTube (2000).
So how to cite a video APL Materials?
1 Pixar, YouTube (2015).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using APL Materials referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in APL Materials

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 APL Materials.
1 F. Lastname, (2000).
Podcast referencing example in APL Materials using “This American Life” episode 640:
1 This American Life, (2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in APL Materials

An example song citation in APL Materials.
1 F. Lastname, Song Title (2000).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in APL Materials:
1 The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun (1969).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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