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Arachne Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Arachne 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 Arachne.

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

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

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

Here’s a Arachne journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. (2000): Title. Container (Volume)Issue: pages Used.
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 Arachne:
Petit, C. & J. Sieffermann (2007): Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. (18)1: 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Petit & Sieffermann (2007)
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How to cite a website in a paper in Arachne style?

Here’s an Arachne example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000): Title. Available from: (November 29, 2021).
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008): Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available from: (November 29, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: Tran (2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Arachne

Here’s a Arachne citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000): Title. YouTube. Available from: (November 29, 2021).
So how to cite a video Arachne?
Pixar (2015): Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available from: (November 29, 2021).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar (2015)

How to cite a podcast using Arachne 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 Arachne.
Lastname, F. (2000): Title.
Podcast referencing example in Arachne using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018): 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life (2018)

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

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

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