HPB Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)

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How to do citations in HPB style?

This is the Citationsy guide to HPB 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 HPB.

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

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in HPB format?

An HPB citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a HPB journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000). Title. Container Volume: 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 HPB:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007). Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?. 18: 161-72. https://doi.org/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 HPB style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in HPB? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an HPB example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000). Title. Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed September 24, 2022].
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [Accessed September 24, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video HPB in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in HPB

Here’s a HPB citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000). Title. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed September 24, 2022].
So how to cite a video HPB?
Pixar (2015). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed September 24, 2022].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using HPB referencing style

Citing a podcast in HPB is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 HPB.
Lastname F (2000). Title.
Podcast referencing example in HPB using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018). 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in HPB

An example song citation in HPB.
Lastname F (2000). Song Title.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in HPB:
The Beatles (1969). Here Comes the Sun.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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