ISO-690 (numeric, English) Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in ISO-690 (numeric, English) style?

This is the Citationsy guide to ISO-690 (numeric, English) 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 ISO-690 (numeric, English).

cite ISO-690 (numeric, English)  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the ISO-690 (numeric, English) 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 ISO-690 (numeric, English)

Here’s an example book citation in ISO-690 (numeric, English) using placeholders:
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LAST NAME, First Name. Title. Edition. City : Publisher, 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:
ISO-690 (numeric, English) citation:
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ANGELOU, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1. New York : Random House, 1969. ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in ISO-690 (numeric, English) looks like this: (1)

How to reference a journal article in the ISO-690 (numeric, English) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in ISO-690 (numeric, English) format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in ISO-690 (numeric, English) in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a ISO-690 (numeric, English) journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. Title. Container [online]. 1 January 2000. Vol. Volume, no. Issue, p. pages Used. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. DOI DOI. Available from: URL
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 ISO-690 (numeric, English):
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PETIT, C. and SIEFFERMANN, J.M. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [online]. 1 January 2007. Vol. 18, no. 1, p. 161-172. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. DOI 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a website in a paper in ISO-690 (numeric, English) style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in ISO-690 (numeric, English) is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an ISO-690 (numeric, English) example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. Title. [online]. 1 January 2000. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. Available from: 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:
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TRAN, Mark. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. [online]. 5 November 2008. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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How to cite a YouTube video ISO-690 (numeric, English) in 2022

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in ISO-690 (numeric, English)

Here’s a ISO-690 (numeric, English) citation YouTube video example:
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CHANNELNAME. Title. YouTube [online]. 1 January 2000. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video ISO-690 (numeric, English)?
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PIXAR. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube [online]. 3 June 2015. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a podcast using ISO-690 (numeric, English) 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 ISO-690 (numeric, English)

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 ISO-690 (numeric, English).
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LASTNAME, Firstname. Title [online]. 1 January 2000. Publisher. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in ISO-690 (numeric, English) using “This American Life” episode 640:
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THIS AMERICAN LIFE. 640: Five Women [online]. 2 March 2018. WBEZ Radio. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using ISO-690 (numeric, English) referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in ISO-690 (numeric, English) is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in ISO-690 (numeric, English).
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LASTNAME, Firstname. Song Title [online]. 1 January 2000. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in ISO-690 (numeric, English):
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THE BEATLES. Here Comes the Sun [online]. 26 September 1969. [Accessed 17 May 2022]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)


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