Designs Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Designs 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 Designs.

How to do citations in Designs style?
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How do you cite a book in the Designs referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Designs using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
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:
Designs citation:
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Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone; 1st ed.; Bloomsbury Publishing Inc: London, 1997; ISBN 0747532699.
And an in-text citation book citation in Designs looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Designs citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Designs format?

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

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

Here’s an Designs example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Mar.30, 2020).
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 Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Mar.30, 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Designs

Here’s a Designs citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Mar.30, 2020).
So how to cite a video Designs?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Mar.30, 2020).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Designs 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 Designs.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Designs using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life 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 Designs referencing style?

An example song citation in Designs.
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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 Designs:
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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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