FlatChem Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in FlatChem style?

This is the Citationsy guide to FlatChem 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 FlatChem.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in FlatChem

Here’s an example book citation in FlatChem using placeholders:
[1]
F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 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:
FlatChem citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in FlatChem looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in FlatChem format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the FlatChem formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a FlatChem journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI.
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 FlatChem:
[1]
C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in FlatChem style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in FlatChem

Here’s an FlatChem example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed May 18, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed May 18, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video FlatChem in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in FlatChem

Here’s a FlatChem citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed May 18, 2022).
So how to cite a video FlatChem?
[1]
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed May 18, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using FlatChem referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in FlatChem, this is what you’ll need

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 FlatChem.
[1]
F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed May 18, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in FlatChem using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed May 18, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in FlatChem

An example song citation in FlatChem.
[1]
F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed May 18, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in FlatChem:
[1]
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed May 18, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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