First Break Referencing Guide
This is the Citationsy guide to First Break citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
How to do citations in First Break style?
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 First Break.
How do you cite a book in the First Break referencing style?Here’s an example book citation in First Break using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. . Title (Edition; E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.). City: Publisher.
First Break citation:
Rowling, J. K. . Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
How to reference a journal article in the First Break citation style?
Here’s a First Break journal citation example using placeholders:
How do you cite scientific papers in First Break format?
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. . Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J. . Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
How to cite a website in a paper in First Break style?Here’s an First Break example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. [2000, January 1]. Title. Retrieved July 10, 2020, from https://www.example.com
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. [2008, November 5]. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Retrieved July 10, 2020, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
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How to cite a YouTube video First BreakHere’s a First Break citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. [2000, January 1]. Title. Retrieved July 10, 2020, from YouTube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
Pixar. [2015, June 3]. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Retrieved July 10, 2020, from YouTube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
How to cite a podcast using First Break referencing styleIt is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in First Break.
Lastname, F. . Title. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
This American Life. . 640: Five Women. Retrieved from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
How to cite a piece of music or a song using First Break referencing style?An example song citation in First Break.
Lastname, F. . Song Title. In Album. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
The Beatles. . Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
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