Frontiers journals Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Frontiers journals 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 Frontiers journals.

How do you cite a book in the Frontiers journals referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Frontiers journals using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Name, ed. City: Publisher.
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:
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Frontiers journals looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Frontiers journals citation style?

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

Citing a website in Frontiers journals reference style

Here’s an Frontiers journals example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed July 16, 2019].
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Frontiers journals

Here’s a Frontiers journals citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000). Title. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed July 16, 2019].
So how to cite a video Frontiers journals?
Pixar (2015). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Frontiers journals 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 Frontiers journals.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed July 16, 2019].
Podcast referencing example in Frontiers journals using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018). 640: Five Women. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

An example song citation in Frontiers journals.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed July 16, 2019].
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Frontiers journals:
The Beatles (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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