Information Sciences Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Information Sciences style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Information Sciences 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 Information Sciences.

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cite Information Sciences  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Information Sciences referencing style? (2023 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 Information Sciences

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


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How to reference a journal article in the Information Sciences citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Information Sciences format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Information Sciences, follow this example

Here’s a Information Sciences journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) 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 Information Sciences:
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C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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How to cite a website in a paper in Information Sciences style?

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

Here’s an Information Sciences example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed February 8, 2023).
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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed February 8, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Information Sciences in 2023

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Information Sciences

Here’s a Information Sciences citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed February 8, 2023).
So how to cite a video Information Sciences?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed February 8, 2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Information Sciences referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Information Sciences

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 Information Sciences.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed February 8, 2023).
Podcast referencing example in Information Sciences using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed February 8, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Information Sciences is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Information Sciences.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed February 8, 2023).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Information Sciences:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed February 8, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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