Circulation Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Circulation style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Circulation 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 Circulation.

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How do you cite a book in the Circulation 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 Circulation

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Circulation format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Circulation

Here’s a Circulation journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 21];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 Circulation:
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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 21];18:161-172. 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 Circulation style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Circulation

Here’s an Circulation example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 21];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 21];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 Circulation in 2022

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

Here’s a Circulation citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022 May 21];Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Circulation?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022 May 21];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 Circulation referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Circulation

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 Circulation.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 21];Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Circulation using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2022 May 21];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 Circulation referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Circulation

An example song citation in Circulation.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 21]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Circulation:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2022 May 21]. 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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