Ecosystems Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Ecosystems 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 Ecosystems.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Ecosystems using placeholders:
Last Name FN. 2000. Title. Edition. (Editor Last Name EFN, editor.). City: Publisher
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:
Ecosystems citation:
Rowling JK. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc
And an in-text citation book citation in Ecosystems looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s a Ecosystems journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. Container Volume:pages Used. URL. Last accessed 06/03/2020
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 Ecosystems:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. Last accessed 06/03/2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

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

Here’s an Ecosystems example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. https://www.example.com. Last accessed 06/03/2020
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Last accessed 06/03/2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Ecosystems

Here’s a Ecosystems citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Last accessed 06/03/2020
So how to cite a video Ecosystems?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Last accessed 06/03/2020
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Ecosystems 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 Ecosystems.
Lastname F. 2000. Title. http://www.example.com. Last accessed 06/03/2020
Podcast referencing example in Ecosystems using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Last accessed 06/03/2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

An example song citation in Ecosystems.
Lastname F. 2000. Song Title. http://www.example.com. Last accessed 06/03/2020
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Ecosystems:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Last accessed 06/03/2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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