Informatics Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Informatics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Informatics 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 Informatics.

cite Informatics  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Informatics 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 Informatics

Here’s an example book citation in Informatics using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; 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:
Informatics citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Informatics looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Informatics format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Informatics formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Informatics journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. Container 2000, 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 Informatics:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

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

Here’s an Informatics example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Sep.30, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Sep.30, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Informatics in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Informatics

Here’s a Informatics citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Sep.30, 2022).
So how to cite a video Informatics?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Sep.30, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Informatics 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 Informatics

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 Informatics.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Informatics using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Informatics 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 Informatics

An example song citation in Informatics.
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Lastname, F. Song Title; 2000;.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Informatics:
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The Beatles Here Comes the Sun; 1969;.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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