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Gene: X Referencing Guide

How to do citations in Gene: X style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Gene: X 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 Gene: X.

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How do you cite a book in the Gene: X referencing style?

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Gene: X

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

How to reference a journal article in the Gene: X citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Gene: X format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Gene: X formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Gene: X journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title. Container Volume, 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 Gene: X:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18, 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 Gene: X style?

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

Here’s an Gene: X example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 1.21.2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 1.21.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Gene: X

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Gene: X

Here’s a Gene: X citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 1.21.2022).
So how to cite a video Gene: X?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 1.21.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Gene: X referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Gene: X, here’s how

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 Gene: X.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Gene: X using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Gene: X referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Gene: X. This is all you need

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


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