HEC Forum Referencing Guide

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.

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

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
HEC Forum citation:
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in HEC Forum looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

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)

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

Here’s an HEC Forum example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 12 April 2021
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 12 April 2021
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video 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 12 April 2021
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 12 April 2021
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using HEC Forum 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 HEC Forum.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 12 April 2021
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 12 April 2021
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

An example song citation in HEC Forum.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 12 April 2021
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 12 April 2021
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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