Drugs Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in Drugs style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Drugs 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 Drugs.

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How do you cite a book in the Drugs referencing style? (2023 Guide)

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

Here’s an example book citation in Drugs using placeholders:
1. 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:
Drugs citation:
1. Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Drugs looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Drugs format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Drugs? Here’s how

Here’s a Drugs journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2023Jan.31];Volume: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 Drugs:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. Food Quality and Preference; 2007 [cited 2023Jan.31];18:161-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Drugs

Here’s an Drugs example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Jan.31]. 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:
1. Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2023Jan.31]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Drugs in 2023

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Drugs

Here’s a Drugs citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2023Jan.31]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Drugs?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2023Jan.31]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Drugs referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Drugs

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 Drugs.
1. Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Jan.31]. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Drugs using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2023Jan.31]. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Drugs

An example song citation in Drugs.
1. Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2023Jan.31]. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Drugs:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2023Jan.31]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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