HAND Referencing Guide

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.

How to do citations in HAND style?
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How do you cite a book in the HAND referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
HAND citation:
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Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in HAND looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the HAND citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in HAND format?

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 2020 Jul. 13];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:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. Food Quality and Preference; 2007Jan.1 [cited 2020 Jul. 13];18(1):161-72. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in HAND style?

Here’s an HAND example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2020 Jul. 13]. https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2020 Jul. 13]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video HAND

Here’s a HAND citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2020 Jul. 13]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video HAND?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2020 Jul. 13]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using HAND 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 HAND.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2020 Jul. 13]. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in HAND using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2020 Jul. 13]. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in HAND.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2020 Jul. 13]. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in HAND:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2020 Jul. 13]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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