Copeia Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Copeia 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 Copeia.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Copeia using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N.Anon. 2000. Title. EditionPublisher, City.
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:
Rowling, J. K.Anon. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st editionBloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Copeia looks like this: (RowlingAnon., 1997)

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

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

Citing a website in Copeia reference style

Here’s an Copeia example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F.Anon. 2000. Title. [Online.] Available at 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:
Tran, M.Anon. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. [Online.] Available at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (TranAnon., 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Copeia

Here’s a Copeia citation YouTube video example:
ChannelNameAnon. 2000. Title. YouTube[Online.] Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Copeia?
PixarAnon. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube[Online.] Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (PixarAnon., 2015)

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

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

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


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