Constellations Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2024)

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How to do citations in Constellations style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Constellations 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 Constellations.

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cite Constellations  — Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the Constellations referencing style? (2024 Guide)

A book citation in Constellations always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Constellations using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher, 2000, 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:
Constellations citation:
Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House, 1969, New York: Random House, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Constellations looks like this: Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., (New York: Random House, 1969) (New York: Random House, 1969).

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Constellations format?

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

Here’s a Constellations journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Container Volume, no. Issue (January 1, 2000): pages Used.
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 Constellations: