Fisterra Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Fisterra style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Fisterra 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 Fisterra.

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

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in Fisterra follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in Fisterra using placeholders:
Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Fisterra citation:
Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Fisterra looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Fisterra format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Fisterra

Here’s a Fisterra journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2023Feb.7];Volume(Issue):pages Used. Available from: URL
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 Fisterra:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. 2007Jan.1 [cited 2023Feb.7];18(1):161-72. Available from: http://dx.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 Fisterra style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Fisterra is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Fisterra example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Feb.7]. Available from: 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:
Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2023Feb.7]. Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Fisterra in 2023

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Fisterra

Here’s a Fisterra citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2023Feb.7]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Fisterra?
Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2023Feb.7]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Fisterra referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Fisterra

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 Fisterra.
Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Feb.7]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Fisterra using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2023Feb.7]. Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/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 Fisterra referencing style?

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Fisterra

An example song citation in Fisterra.
Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2023Feb.7]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Fisterra:
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2023Feb.7]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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