Fossil Record Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Fossil Record style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Fossil Record 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 Fossil Record.

cite Fossil Record  — Referencing Guide



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

When writing an academic paper, you will surely come across the challenge of citing a book properly. Here’s how to do it in Fossil Record:

Here’s an example book citation in Fossil Record using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N.: Title, Edition., edited by E. F. N. Editor Last Name, 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:
Fossil Record citation:
Angelou, M.: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York., 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Fossil Record looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Fossil Record citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Fossil Record format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Fossil Record in your research, follow these simple steps.

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Fossil Record style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Fossil Record? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Fossil Record example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F.: Title, [online] Available from: https://www.example.com (Accessed 3 October 2022), 2000.
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, [online] Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (Accessed 3 October 2022), 2008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Fossil Record in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Fossil Record

Here’s a Fossil Record citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName: Title, YouTube [online] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (Accessed 3 October 2022), 2000.
So how to cite a video Fossil Record?
Pixar: Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube [online] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (Accessed 3 October 2022), 2015.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Fossil Record referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Fossil Record

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 Fossil Record.
Lastname, F.: Title, [online] Available from: http://www.example.com (Accessed 3 October 2022), 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Fossil Record using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life: 640: Five Women, [online] Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (Accessed 3 October 2022), 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Fossil Record

An example song citation in Fossil Record.
Lastname, F.: Song Title. [online] Available from: http://www.example.com (Accessed 3 October 2022), 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Fossil Record:
The Beatles: Here Comes the Sun. [online] Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (Accessed 3 October 2022), 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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