Centaurus Referencing Guide
This is the Citationsy guide to Centaurus citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
How to do citations in Centaurus style?
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 Centaurus.
How do you cite a book in the Centaurus referencing style?Here’s an example book citation in Centaurus using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000) Title Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Name (ed.) (City: Publisher).
Rowling, J. K. (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 1st ed. (London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc).
How to reference a journal article in the Centaurus citation style?
Here’s a Centaurus journal citation example using placeholders:
How do you cite scientific papers in Centaurus format?
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000) Title. Container, Journal Name, Volume(Issue), pages Used. Available online at: URL (accessed 10 July 2020).
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J. (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. Food Quality and Preference, 18(1), 161-172. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008 (accessed 10 July 2020).
How to cite a website in a paper in Centaurus style?Here’s an Centaurus example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000) [online] Title. Publisher. Available online at: https://www.example.com (accessed 10 July 2020).
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008) [online] Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Available online at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 10 July 2020).
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How to cite a YouTube video CentaurusHere’s a Centaurus citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) [online] Title. YouTube. Available online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 10 July 2020).
Pixar (2015) [online] Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 10 July 2020).
How to cite a podcast using Centaurus referencing styleIt is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Centaurus.
Lastname, F. (2000) Title. Publisher. Available online at: http://www.example.com (accessed 10 July 2020).
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Available online at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed 10 July 2020).
How to cite a piece of music or a song using Centaurus referencing style?An example song citation in Centaurus.
Lastname, F. (2000) Song Title Available online at: http://www.example.com (accessed 10 July 2020).
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun Available online at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed 10 July 2020).
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