Human Nature Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Human Nature 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 Human Nature.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Human Nature 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:
Human Nature 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 Human Nature looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s a Human Nature 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 Human Nature:
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 Human Nature style?

Here’s an Human Nature example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 25 May 2020
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 25 May 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Human Nature

Here’s a Human Nature citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 25 May 2020
So how to cite a video Human Nature?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 25 May 2020
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Human Nature 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 Human Nature.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 25 May 2020
Podcast referencing example in Human Nature using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 25 May 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

An example song citation in Human Nature.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 25 May 2020
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Human Nature:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 25 May 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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