HAND Referencing Guide
(updated May 2024)


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How to do citations in HAND style?

This is the Citationsy guide to HAND 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 HAND.

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How do you cite a book in the HAND referencing style? (2024 Guide)

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

Here’s an example book citation in HAND using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: Publisher; 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:
HAND citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in HAND looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in HAND format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in HAND

Here’s a HAND journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000Jan.1 [cited 2024 May 22];Volume(Issue):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 HAND: