Constructive Approximation Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Constructive Approximation 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 Constructive Approximation.

How do you cite a book in the Constructive Approximation referencing style?

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

How to reference a journal article in the Constructive Approximation citation style?

Here’s a Constructive Approximation journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F.: Title. Container. Volume, pages Used (2000). doi: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 Constructive Approximation:
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Petit, C., Sieffermann, J.: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172 (2007). doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in Constructive Approximation reference style

Here’s an Constructive Approximation example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F.: Title, 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.: Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, 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 Constructive Approximation

Here’s a Constructive Approximation citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName: Title, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Constructive Approximation?
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Pixar: Pizza Clip — Inside Out, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

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

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

An example song citation in Constructive Approximation.
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Lastname, F.: Song Title. (2000)
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Constructive Approximation:
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The Beatles: Here Comes the Sun. (1969)
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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