Instructional Science Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Instructional Science style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Instructional Science 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 Instructional Science.

cite Instructional Science  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Instructional Science 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 Instructional Science

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

How to reference a journal article in the Instructional Science citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Instructional Science format?

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

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Instructional Science style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Instructional Science? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Instructional Science example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 29 September 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, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 29 September 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Instructional Science 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 Instructional Science

Here’s a Instructional Science citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 29 September 2022
So how to cite a video Instructional Science?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 29 September 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Instructional Science referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Instructional Science, this is what you’ll need

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 Instructional Science.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 29 September 2022
Podcast referencing example in Instructional Science using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 29 September 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 Instructional Science referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Instructional Science

An example song citation in Instructional Science.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 29 September 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Instructional Science:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 29 September 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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