BibTeX generic citation style Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to BibTeX generic citation style 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 BibTeX generic citation style.

How do you cite a book in the BibTeX generic citation style referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in BibTeX generic citation style using placeholders:
@book{Last Name_2000, place={City}, edition={Edition}, title={Title}, ISBN={ISBN}, publisher={Publisher}, author={Last Name, First Name}, editor={Editor Last Name, Editor First NameEditor}, year={2000}, month={Jan.} }
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:
@book{Rowling_1997, place={London}, edition={1}, title={Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone}, ISBN={0747532699}, publisher={Bloomsbury Publishing Inc}, author={Rowling, Joanne K.}, year={1997}, month={Jun.} }
And an in-text citation book citation in BibTeX generic citation style looks like this: Rowling_1997

How to reference a journal article in the BibTeX generic citation style citation style?

Here’s a BibTeX generic citation style journal citation example using placeholders:
@article{Author1 Lastname_Author3 Lastname_2000, title={Title}, volume={Volume}, url={URL}, DOI={DOI}, number={Issue}, journal={Container}, publisher={Journal Name}, author={Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname}, year={2000}, month={Jan.}, pages={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 BibTeX generic citation style:
@article{Petit_Sieffermann_2007, title={Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?}, volume={18}, url={http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008}, DOI={10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008}, number={1}, publisher={Food Quality and Preference}, author={Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J.M.}, year={2007}, month={Jan.}, pages={161-172} }
And an in-text citation would look like this: Petit_Sieffermann_2007

Citing a website in BibTeX generic citation style reference style

Here’s an BibTeX generic citation style example website reference:
@misc{Author1 Lastname_Author2 Lastname_2000, title={Title}, url={https://www.example.com}, publisher={Publisher}, author={Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname}, year={2000}, month={Jan.} }
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
@misc{Tran_2008, title={Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President}, url={https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083}, publisher={The Guardian}, author={Tran, Mark}, year={2008}, month={Nov.} }
And an in-text citation would look like this: Tran_2008

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How to cite a YouTube video BibTeX generic citation style

Here’s a BibTeX generic citation style citation YouTube video example:
@misc{ChannelName_2000, title={Title}, url={https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX}, journal={YouTube}, author={ChannelName}, year={2000}, month={Jan.} }
So how to cite a video BibTeX generic citation style?
@misc{Pixar_2015, title={Pizza Clip — Inside Out}, url={https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ}, journal={YouTube}, author={Pixar}, year={2015}, month={Jun.} }
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar_2015

How to cite a podcast using BibTeX generic citation style 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 BibTeX generic citation style.
@misc{Lastname_2000, title={Title}, url={http://www.example.com}, publisher={Publisher}, author={Lastname, Firstname}, year={2000}, month={Jan.} }
Podcast referencing example in BibTeX generic citation style using “This American Life” episode 640:
@misc{This American Life_2018, title={640: Five Women}, url={https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women}, publisher={WBEZ Radio}, author={This American Life}, year={2018}, month={Mar.} }
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life_2018

How to cite a piece of music or a song using BibTeX generic citation style referencing style?

An example song citation in BibTeX generic citation style.
@book{Lastname_2000, title={Song Title}, url={http://www.example.com}, journal={Album}, author={Lastname, Firstname}, year={2000}, month={Jan.} }
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in BibTeX generic citation style:
@book{The Beatles_1969, title={Here Comes the Sun}, url={https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150}, journal={Abbey Road}, author={The Beatles}, year={1969}, month={Sep.} }
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles_1969


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