Astronomy and Computing Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Astronomy and Computing style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Astronomy and Computing 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 Astronomy and Computing.

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How do you cite a book in the Astronomy and Computing referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Astronomy and Computing always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

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

How to reference a journal article in the Astronomy and Computing citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Astronomy and Computing format?

An Astronomy and Computing citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Astronomy and Computing style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Astronomy and Computing. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Astronomy and Computing example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 10.2.2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 10.2.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Astronomy and Computing in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Astronomy and Computing

Here’s a Astronomy and Computing citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 10.2.2022).
So how to cite a video Astronomy and Computing?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 10.2.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Astronomy and Computing 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 Astronomy and Computing

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 Astronomy and Computing.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Astronomy and Computing 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 Astronomy and Computing referencing style?

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Astronomy and Computing

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


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