Computer Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Computer style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Computer 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 Computer.

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How do you cite a book in the Computer 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 Computer

Here’s an example book citation in Computer using placeholders:
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F. N. Last Name, 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:
Computer citation:
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M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. New York: Random House, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Computer looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Computer format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Computer formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Computer journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., “Title”, Container, vol. Volume, no. Issue, p. pages Used, Jan. 2000, doi: 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 Computer:
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C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 161-172, Jan. 2007, doi: 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 Computer style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Computer? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Computer example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., “Title”, 01-Jan.-2000. [Online]. Available: https://www.example.com. [Accessed: 02-Oct.-2022].
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”, 05-Nov.-2008. [Online]. Available: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. [Accessed: 02-Oct.-2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Computer in 2022

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

Here’s a Computer citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, “Title”, YouTube, 01-Jan.-2000. [Online]. Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. [Accessed: 02-Oct.-2022].
So how to cite a video Computer?
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Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, 03-Jun.-2015. [Online]. Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. [Accessed: 02-Oct.-2022].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Computer referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Computer, here’s how

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 Computer.
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F. Lastname, “Title”. Publisher, 01-Jan.-2000.
Podcast referencing example in Computer using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio, 02-Mar.-2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Computer

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


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