Fine Focus Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Fine Focus style?

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.

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

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

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Fine Focus citation:
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Angelou M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House. 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?

How do you cite scientific papers in Fine Focus format?

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

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)

How to cite a website in a paper in Fine Focus style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Fine Focus? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

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 in 2022

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

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

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 Fine Focus

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?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Fine Focus

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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