Ecosphere Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)

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How to do citations in Ecosphere style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Ecosphere 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 Ecosphere.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Ecosphere

Here’s an example book citation in Ecosphere using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title. Edition. , Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Ecosphere citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. First edition. , Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Ecosphere looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Ecosphere format?

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

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

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

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Ecosphere

Here’s an Ecosphere example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. Title. , Publisher, .
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008, November 5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. , The Guardian, .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Ecosphere in 2022

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

Here’s a Ecosphere citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, January 1. Title. , , .
So how to cite a video Ecosphere?
Pixar. 2015, June 3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. , , .
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Ecosphere referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Ecosphere, here’s how

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 Ecosphere.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. Title. , Publisher, .
Podcast referencing example in Ecosphere using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. , WBEZ Radio, .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Ecosphere 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 Ecosphere

An example song citation in Ecosphere.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. , , .
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Ecosphere:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. , , .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)

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