Instruments Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Instruments style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Instruments 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 Instruments.

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How do you cite a book in the Instruments referencing style? (2023 Guide)

A book citation in Instruments always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Instruments 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:
Instruments 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 Instruments looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Instruments format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Instruments

Here’s a Instruments 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 Instruments:
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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]


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

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

Here’s an Instruments example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Feb.9, 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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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Feb.9, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Instruments in 2023

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Instruments

Here’s a Instruments citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Feb.9, 2023).
So how to cite a video Instruments?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Feb.9, 2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Instruments referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Instruments

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 Instruments.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Instruments 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]

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

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Instruments

An example song citation in Instruments.
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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 Instruments:
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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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