Displays Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Displays style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Displays 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 Displays.

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

A book citation in Displays always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Displays using placeholders:
[1]
F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 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:
Displays citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Displays looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Displays format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Displays

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

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

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

Here’s an Displays example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed October 7, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed October 7, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Displays in 2022

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in Displays

Here’s a Displays citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed October 7, 2022).
So how to cite a video Displays?
[1]
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed October 7, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Displays referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Displays, all you need to do is the following

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 Displays.
[1]
F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed October 7, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Displays using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed October 7, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Displays

An example song citation in Displays.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed October 7, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Displays:
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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 October 7, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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