Carbon Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Carbon 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 Carbon.

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

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

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

Here’s a Carbon journal citation example using placeholders:
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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 Carbon:
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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]

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

Here’s an Carbon example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2020).
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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed September 18, 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Carbon

Here’s a Carbon citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed September 18, 2020).
So how to cite a video Carbon?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed September 18, 2020).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Carbon 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 Carbon.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2020).
Podcast referencing example in Carbon using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed September 18, 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in Carbon.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2020).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Carbon:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed September 18, 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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