Constraints Referencing Guide

How to do citations in Constraints style?

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.

cite Constraints  — Referencing Guide



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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Constraints

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Constraints citation:
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Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). New York: Random House.
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?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Constraints? Here’s how

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?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Constraints, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Constraints example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. Retrieved January 18, 2022, 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 January 18, 2022, 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

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Constraints, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Constraints citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. Retrieved January 18, 2022, 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 January 18, 2022, 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

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Constraints

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?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Constraints

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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