Data in Brief Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Data in Brief 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 Data in Brief.

How do you cite a book in the Data in Brief referencing style?

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

How to reference a journal article in the Data in Brief citation style?

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

Citing a website in Data in Brief reference style

Here’s an Data in Brief example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed July 17, 2019).
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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed July 17, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Data in Brief

Here’s a Data in Brief citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 17, 2019).
So how to cite a video Data in Brief?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 17, 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Data in Brief 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 Data in Brief.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed July 17, 2019).
Podcast referencing example in Data in Brief using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed July 17, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Data in Brief referencing style?

An example song citation in Data in Brief.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed July 17, 2019).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Data in Brief:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed July 17, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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