Evolution Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


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How to do citations in Evolution style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Evolution 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 Evolution.

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

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in Evolution, here’s how

Here’s an example book citation in Evolution 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:
Evolution citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Evolution looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Evolution format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Evolution is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

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

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

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Evolution to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Evolution example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Publisher.
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. The Guardian.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Evolution in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Evolution

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

How to cite a podcast using Evolution referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Evolution

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 Evolution.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in Evolution using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 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 Evolution referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Evolution

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


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