Computing Referencing Guide

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.

How do you cite a book in the Computing referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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Rowling JK (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London
And an in-text citation book citation in Computing looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a Computing journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container. 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?. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in Computing reference style

Here’s an Computing example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 18 Jul. 2019
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 18 Jul. 2019
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video 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 18 Jul. 2019
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 18 Jul. 2019
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Computing referencing style

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?

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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