Ibis Referencing Guide
(updated Aug 2022)


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How to do citations in Ibis style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Ibis 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 Ibis.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Ibis using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title, Edition (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, ed.). 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:
Ibis citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Ibis looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Ibis format?

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

Here’s a Ibis journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Container Volume: pages Used.
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 Ibis:
Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18: 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Ibis style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Ibis to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

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

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How to cite a YouTube video Ibis in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Ibis

Here’s a Ibis citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title.
So how to cite a video Ibis?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Ibis referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Ibis

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

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

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Ibis

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


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