Computing Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Computing style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Computing 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 Computing.

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How do you cite a book in the Computing referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Computing

Here’s an example book citation in Computing using placeholders:
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Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Computing citation:
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Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Computing looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Computing format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Computing

Here’s a Computing journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume: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 Computing:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://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 Computing style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Computing

Here’s an Computing example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 20 May 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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Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 20 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Computing in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Computing

Here’s a Computing citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 20 May 2022
So how to cite a video Computing?
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Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 20 May 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Computing referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Computing

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 Computing.
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Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Computing using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Computing

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


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