Decision Analytics Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Decision Analytics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Decision Analytics 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 Decision Analytics.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Decision Analytics using placeholders:
Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Decision Analytics citation:
Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Decision Analytics looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Decision Analytics citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Decision Analytics format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Decision Analytics formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Decision Analytics journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000Jan.1 [cited 2022Jul.5];Volume(Issue):pages Used. URL
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 Decision Analytics:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. Food Quality and Preference; 2007Jan.1 [cited 2022Jul.5];18(1):161-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Decision Analytics style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Decision Analytics. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Decision Analytics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.5]. 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. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2022Jul.5]. 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 Decision Analytics in 2022

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

Here’s a Decision Analytics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022Jul.5]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Decision Analytics?
Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022Jul.5]. 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 Decision Analytics referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Decision Analytics, this is what you’ll need

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 Decision Analytics.
Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.5]. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Decision Analytics using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2022Jul.5]. 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 Decision Analytics referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Decision Analytics. This is all you need

An example song citation in Decision Analytics.
Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2022Jul.5]. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Decision Analytics:
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2022Jul.5]. 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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