Bone Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in Bone style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Bone 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 Bone.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Bone

Here’s an example book citation in Bone 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:
Bone 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 Bone looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Bone format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Bone

Here’s a Bone journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) 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 Bone:
[1]
C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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

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

Here’s an Bone example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed January 27, 2023).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed January 27, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Bone in 2023

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Bone? Here’s how

Here’s a Bone citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed January 27, 2023).
So how to cite a video Bone?
[1]
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed January 27, 2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Bone referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Bone

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 Bone.
[1]
F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed January 27, 2023).
Podcast referencing example in Bone using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed January 27, 2023).
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 Bone referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Bone

An example song citation in Bone.
[1]
F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed January 27, 2023).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Bone:
[1]
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed January 27, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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