iForest Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in iForest style?

This is the Citationsy guide to iForest 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 iForest.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in iForest

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in iForest format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the iForest citation format.

Here’s a iForest journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000). Title. Container. Volume: pages Used. - doi: 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 iForest:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18: 161-172. - doi: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

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

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

Here’s an iForest example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://www.example.com
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. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video iForest in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to iForest, all you need it the following

Here’s a iForest citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video iForest?
Pixar (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using iForest referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in iForest

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 iForest.
Lastname F (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in iForest using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Retrieved from https://thisamericanlife.org/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 iForest referencing style?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in iForest

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


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