Dreaming Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Dreaming style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Dreaming 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 Dreaming.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Dreaming 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:
Dreaming citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Dreaming looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Dreaming format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Dreaming, follow this example

Here’s a Dreaming 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 Dreaming:
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 Dreaming style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Dreaming? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Dreaming 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 Dreaming in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Dreaming, all you need it the following

Here’s a Dreaming citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Dreaming?
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 Dreaming 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 Dreaming

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 Dreaming.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Dreaming 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 Dreaming referencing style?

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Dreaming

An example song citation in Dreaming.
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 Dreaming:
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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