Cortex Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Cortex style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Cortex 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 Cortex.

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How do you cite a book in the Cortex referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Cortex

Here’s an example book citation in Cortex using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.; Edition). 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:
Cortex citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Cortex looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Cortex format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Cortex in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Cortex journal citation example using placeholders:
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 Cortex:
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: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Cortex style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Cortex is straight forward. Here’s how

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

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How to cite a YouTube video Cortex in 2022

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

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

How to cite a podcast using Cortex referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Cortex

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 Cortex.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Cortex using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Cortex is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Cortex.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Song Title. In Album. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Cortex:
The Beatles. (1969, September 26). Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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