HEC Forum Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in HEC Forum style?

This is the Citationsy guide to HEC Forum 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 HEC Forum.

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How do you cite a book in the HEC Forum referencing style? (2023 Guide)

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

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


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How to reference a journal article in the HEC Forum citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in HEC Forum format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in HEC Forum, follow these easy steps

Here’s a HEC Forum journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), 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 HEC Forum:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 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)


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How to cite a website in a paper in HEC Forum style?

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

Here’s an HEC Forum example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 1 February 2023
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 1 February 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video HEC Forum in 2023

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 HEC Forum

Here’s a HEC Forum citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 1 February 2023
So how to cite a video HEC Forum?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 1 February 2023
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using HEC Forum referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in HEC Forum

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 HEC Forum.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 1 February 2023
Podcast referencing example in HEC Forum using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 1 February 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in HEC Forum is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in HEC Forum.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 1 February 2023
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in HEC Forum:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 1 February 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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