First Monday Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to First Monday 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 First Monday.

How to do citations in First Monday style?
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How do you cite a book in the First Monday referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in First Monday using placeholders:
First Name Last Name, 2000. Title, Edition., E.F.N. Editor Last Name (editor), City: Publisher.
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:
First Monday citation:
Joanne K. Rowling, 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed., London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in First Monday looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the First Monday citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in First Monday format?

Here’s a First Monday journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname, 2000. “Title,” Container, volume Volume, number Issue, p. pages Used, and at URL, accessed 4 August 2020.
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 First Monday:
C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann, 2007. “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?,” volumes 18, number 1, pp. 161-172, and at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008, accessed 4 August 2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in First Monday style?

Here’s an First Monday example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname, 2000. “Title,”, at https://www.example.com, accessed 4 August 2020.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Mark Tran, 2008. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President,”, at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, accessed 4 August 2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video First Monday

Here’s a First Monday citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. “Title,” YouTube, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX, accessed 4 August 2020.
So how to cite a video First Monday?
Pixar, 2015. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out,” YouTube, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ, accessed 4 August 2020.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using First Monday 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 First Monday.
Firstname Lastname, 2000. “Title,”, at http://www.example.com, accessed 4 August 2020.
Podcast referencing example in First Monday using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. “640: Five Women,”, at https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women, accessed 4 August 2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

An example song citation in First Monday.
Firstname Lastname, 2000. Song Title, at http://www.example.com, accessed 4 August 2020.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in First Monday:
The Beatles, 1969. Here Comes the Sun, at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150, accessed 4 August 2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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