Foundations of Science Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Foundations of Science style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Foundations of Science 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 Foundations of Science.

cite Foundations of Science  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Foundations of Science referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Foundations of Science

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

How to reference a journal article in the Foundations of Science citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Foundations of Science format?

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

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Foundations of Science style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Foundations of Science, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Foundations of Science example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 5 October 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 5 October 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Foundations of Science in 2022

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

Here’s a Foundations of Science citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 5 October 2022
So how to cite a video Foundations of Science?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 5 October 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Foundations of Science 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 Foundations of Science

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 Foundations of Science.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 5 October 2022
Podcast referencing example in Foundations of Science using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 5 October 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Foundations of Science is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Foundations of Science.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 5 October 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Foundations of Science:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 5 October 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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