Fine Focus Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Fine Focus 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 Fine Focus.

How do you cite a book in the Fine Focus referencing style?

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

How to reference a journal article in the Fine Focus citation style?

Here’s a Fine Focus journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. Container. 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 Fine Focus:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. . 18:161-72.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

Citing a website in Fine Focus reference style

Here’s an Fine Focus example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. https://www.example.com
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. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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How to cite a YouTube video Fine Focus

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

How to cite a podcast using Fine Focus 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 Fine Focus.
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Lastname F. 2000. Title
Podcast referencing example in Fine Focus using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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

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


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