Constraints Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Constraints 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 Constraints.

How to do citations in Constraints style?
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How do you cite a book in the Constraints referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Constraints using placeholders:
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Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition.). City: Publisher.
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:
Constraints citation:
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Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Constraints looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Constraints citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Constraints format?

Here’s a Constraints journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), 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 Constraints:
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Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 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 Constraints style?

Here’s an Constraints example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. Retrieved April 3, 2020, 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:
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Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Retrieved April 3, 2020, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Constraints

Here’s a Constraints citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. Retrieved April 3, 2020, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Constraints?
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Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Retrieved April 3, 2020, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Constraints 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 Constraints.
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Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Constraints using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Retrieved from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in Constraints.
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Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Constraints:
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The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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