Fisterra Referencing Guide

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.

How do you cite a book in the Fisterra referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Fisterra looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s a Fisterra journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2019Jul.16];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 2019Jul.16];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)

Citing a website in Fisterra reference style

Here’s an Fisterra example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2019Jul.16]. 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 2019Jul.16]. 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

Here’s a Fisterra citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2019Jul.16]. 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 2019Jul.16]. 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

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 2019Jul.16]. 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 2019Jul.16]. Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

An example song citation in Fisterra.
Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2019Jul.16]. 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 2019Jul.16]. 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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