Forests Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Forests style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Forests 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 Forests.

cite Forests  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Forests always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Forests using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Forests citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Forests looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Forests format?

An Forests citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Forests 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 Forests

Here’s an Forests example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on May25, 2022).
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 Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on May25, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Forests in 2022

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in Forests

Here’s a Forests citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on May25, 2022).
So how to cite a video Forests?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on May25, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Forests referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Forests

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 Forests.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Forests using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Forests

An example song citation in Forests.
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Lastname, F. Song Title; 2000;.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Forests:
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The Beatles Here Comes the Sun; 1969;.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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