Computers & Security Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Computers & Security style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Computers & Security 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 & Security.

cite Computers & Security  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Computers & Security 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 Computers & Security

Here’s an example book citation in Computers & Security using placeholders:
Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. 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:
Computers & Security citation:
Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Computers & Security looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Computers & Security citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Computers & Security format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Computers & Security citation format.

Here’s a Computers & Security journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2022May24];Volume(Issue):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 Computers & Security:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. 2007Jan.1 [cited 2022May24];18(1):161-72. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Computers & Security style?

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

Here’s an Computers & Security example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022May24]. 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:
Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2022May24]. Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Computers & Security 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 Computers & Security

Here’s a Computers & Security citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022May24]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Computers & Security?
Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022May24]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Computers & Security 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 Computers & Security, 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 Computers & Security.
Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022May24]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Computers & Security using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2022May24]. Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Computers & Security referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Computers & Security

An example song citation in Computers & Security.
Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2022May24]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Computers & Security:
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2022May24]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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