Fly Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Fly 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 Fly.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Fly using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. 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:
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Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Fly looks like this: 1

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

Here’s a Fly journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]; Volume: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 Fly:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]; 18:161-72. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

Citing a website in Fly reference style

Here’s an Fly example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]; 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:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. 2008 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]; Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Fly

Here’s a Fly citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Fly?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube2015 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Fly 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 Fly.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]; Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Fly using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]; Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

An example song citation in Fly.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Fly:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2019 Jul. 23]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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