Atoms Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Atoms style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Atoms 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 Atoms.

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How do you cite a book in the Atoms referencing style? (2023 Guide)

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in Atoms, here’s how

Here’s an example book citation in Atoms using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Atoms citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Atoms looks like this: [1]


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How to reference a journal article in the Atoms citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Atoms 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 Atoms in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Atoms journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. Container 2000, Volume, 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 Atoms:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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How to cite a website in a paper in Atoms style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Atoms to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Atoms example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Feb.9, 2023).
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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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Feb.9, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Atoms in 2023

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Atoms

Here’s a Atoms citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Feb.9, 2023).
So how to cite a video Atoms?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Feb.9, 2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Atoms referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Atoms

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 Atoms.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Atoms using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Atoms. This is all you need

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


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