Infomin Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Infomin style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Infomin 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 Infomin.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Infomin using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title. Editor Last Name, E. F. N. (ed.), Edition ed., City: Publisher, ISBN: ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Infomin citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed., New York: Random House, ISBN: 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Infomin looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Infomin format?

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

Here’s a Infomin journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000“. Title”. Container, ed., Volume(Issue): pages Used, DOI: DOI, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
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 Infomin:
Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. 2007“. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”. ed., 18(1): 161-172, DOI: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

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

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Infomin is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Infomin example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. ed., Publisher, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 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. ed., The Guardian, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Infomin in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Infomin? Here’s how

Here’s a Infomin citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. ed., YouTube, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
So how to cite a video Infomin?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. ed., YouTube, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Infomin referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Infomin

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 Infomin.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. ed., Publisher, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
Podcast referencing example in Infomin using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. ed., WBEZ Radio, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Infomin

An example song citation in Infomin.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. ed., Album, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Infomin:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. ed., Abbey Road, Available: , [Consulted: September 27, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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