Engineering Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


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How to do citations in Engineering style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Engineering 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 Engineering.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Engineering using placeholders:
[1]
Last Name FN. Title. Edition. 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:
Engineering 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 Engineering looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Engineering format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Engineering

Here’s a Engineering journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;Volume: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 Engineering:
[1]
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 2007;18:161-72. 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 Engineering style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Engineering is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Engineering example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title 2000. https://www.example.com (accessed June 30, 2022).
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 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed June 30, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Engineering in 2022

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

Here’s a Engineering citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName. Title. YouTube 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed June 30, 2022).
So how to cite a video Engineering?
[1]
Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed June 30, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Engineering referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Engineering

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 Engineering.
[1]
Lastname F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Engineering using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life. 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Engineering

An example song citation in Engineering.
[1]
Lastname F. Song Title. 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Engineering:
[1]
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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