Computers and Composition Referencing Guide
(updated Apr 2024)


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How to do citations in Computers and Composition style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Computers and Composition 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 Computers and Composition.

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How do you cite a book in the Computers and Composition referencing style? (2024 Guide)

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in Computers and Composition? This is how.

Here’s an example book citation in Computers and Composition using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.; Edition). Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Computers and Composition citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Computers and Composition looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Computers and Composition citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Computers and Composition 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 Computers and Composition

Here’s a Computers and Composition journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/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 Computers and Composition: