Channels Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Channels style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Channels 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 Channels.

cite Channels  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Channels referencing style? (2022 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 Channels

Here’s an example book citation in Channels using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 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:
Channels citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Channels looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Channels format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Channels, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Channels journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2022 May 26]; Volume:pages Used. Available from: URL
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 Channels:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2022 May 26]; 18:161-72. Available from: http://dx.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 Channels style?

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

Here’s an Channels example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 26]; Available from: https://www.example.com
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 [Internet]. 2008 [cited 2022 May 26]; Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Channels in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Channels

Here’s a Channels citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2022 May 26]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Channels?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube2015 [cited 2022 May 26]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Channels 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 Channels

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 Channels.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 26]; Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Channels using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2022 May 26]; Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Channels

An example song citation in Channels.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 26]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Channels:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2022 May 26]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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