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 to do citations in Computing style?
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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, “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?

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?

Here’s an Computing example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021
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 2 Dec. 2021
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 2 Dec. 2021
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 2 Dec. 2021
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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