Facies Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Facies style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Facies 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 Facies.

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How do you cite a book in the Facies referencing style? (2023 Guide)

A book citation in Facies always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Facies using placeholders:
Last Name FN (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:
Facies citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Facies looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Facies 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 Facies

Here’s a Facies journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container 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 Facies:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)


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

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Facies, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Facies example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023
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. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Facies in 2023

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

Here’s a Facies citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023
So how to cite a video Facies?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Facies referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Facies

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

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

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Facies

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


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