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Icarus Referencing Guide

How to do citations in Icarus style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Icarus 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 Icarus.

cite Icarus  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Icarus referencing style?

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in Icarus follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in Icarus using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. 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:
Icarus 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 Icarus looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Icarus format?

An Icarus 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 Icarus journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 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 Icarus:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18, 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 Icarus style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Icarus

Here’s an Icarus example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 1.29.2022).
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 [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 1.29.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Icarus

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in Icarus

Here’s a Icarus citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 1.29.2022).
So how to cite a video Icarus?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 1.29.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Icarus referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Icarus, this is what you’ll need

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 Icarus.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Icarus 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 Icarus referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Icarus

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


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