Interfaces Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Interfaces style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Interfaces 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 Interfaces.

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How do you cite a book in the Interfaces 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 Interfaces

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Interfaces format?

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

Here’s a Interfaces journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume(Issue):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 Interfaces:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1):161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)


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

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Interfaces this is what you need

Here’s an Interfaces example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Retrieved (February 4, 2023), https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Retrieved (February 4, 2023), https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Interfaces in 2023

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Interfaces, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Interfaces citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube. Retrieved (February 4, 2023), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Interfaces?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Retrieved (February 4, 2023), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Interfaces referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Interfaces

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 Interfaces.
Lastname F (2000) Title.
Podcast referencing example in Interfaces using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Interfaces

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


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