Insects Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Insects 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 Insects.

How to do citations in Insects style?
cite Insects  — Referencing Guide



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

Here’s an example book citation in Insects using placeholders:
1.
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:
Insects citation:
1.
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 Insects looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Insects format?

Here’s a Insects journal citation example using placeholders:
1.
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 Insects:
1.
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 Insects style?

Here’s an Insects example website reference:
1.
Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Dec.4, 2021).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
1.
Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Dec.4, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing websites and links in Insects is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension →

How to cite a YouTube video Insects

Here’s a Insects citation YouTube video example:
1.
ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Dec.4, 2021).
So how to cite a video Insects?
1.
Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Dec.4, 2021).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Insects referencing style

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 Insects.
1.
Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Insects using “This American Life” episode 640:
1.
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 Insects referencing style?

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


You can automate citing and referencing any source in Insects using Citationsy.

Cite sources using the Insects Citation Machine

Citationsy is a reference management used by more than 200 000 students, academics, and researchers around the world.
It has a free trial and has iPhone and Android apps available. Sign up now →