Entropy Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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This is the Citationsy guide to Entropy 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 Entropy.

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

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in Entropy.

Here’s an example book citation in Entropy using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Entropy citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Entropy looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Entropy format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Entropy citation format.

Here’s a Entropy journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. Container 2000, 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 Entropy:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Entropy. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Entropy example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Sep.25, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Sep.25, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Entropy in 2022

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

Here’s a Entropy citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Sep.25, 2022).
So how to cite a video Entropy?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Sep.25, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Entropy 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 Entropy

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 Entropy.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Entropy using “This American Life” episode 640:
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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 Entropy 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 Entropy

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


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