Heart Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Heart style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Heart 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 Heart.

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How do you cite a book in the Heart referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in Heart? This is how.

Here’s an example book citation in Heart using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. 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:
Heart 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 Heart looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Heart format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Heart is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Heart journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;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 Heart:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007;18:161-72. 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 Heart 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 Heart, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Heart example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. 2000.https://www.example.com (accessed 27 May 2022).
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. 2008.https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 27 May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Heart in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Heart, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Heart citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube. 2000.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 27 May 2022).
So how to cite a video Heart?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 2015.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 27 May 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Heart referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Heart

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 Heart.
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Lastname F. Title. 2000.http://www.example.com (accessed 27 May 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Heart using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women. 2018.https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed 27 May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Heart 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 Heart. This is all you need

An example song citation in Heart.
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Lastname F. Song Title. 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed 27 May 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Heart:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed 27 May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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