Chaos Referencing Guide

How to do citations in Chaos style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Chaos 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 Chaos.

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How do you cite a book in the Chaos referencing style?

A book citation in Chaos always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Chaos 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:
Chaos 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 Chaos looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Chaos format?

An Chaos citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Chaos journal citation example using placeholders:
1 Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author3 LastnameA.F., Container Volume, (2000).
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 Chaos:
1 C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, 18, (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

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

Here’s an Chaos example website reference:
1 Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F., (2000).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
1 M. Tran, (2008).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Chaos

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Chaos

Here’s a Chaos citation YouTube video example:
1 ChannelName, YouTube (2000).
So how to cite a video Chaos?
1 Pixar, YouTube (2015).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Chaos 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 Chaos

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 Chaos.
1 F. Lastname, (2000).
Podcast referencing example in Chaos using “This American Life” episode 640:
1 This American Life, (2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Chaos 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 Chaos

An example song citation in Chaos.
1 F. Lastname, Song Title (2000).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Chaos:
1 The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun (1969).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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