KONTAKT Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in KONTAKT style?

This is the Citationsy guide to KONTAKT 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 KONTAKT.

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How do you cite a book in the KONTAKT referencing style? (2022 Guide)

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in KONTAKT format?

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

Here’s a KONTAKT journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;Volume: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 KONTAKT:
[1]
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 2007;18:161-72. https://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 KONTAKT style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in KONTAKT? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an KONTAKT example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title 2000. https://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
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 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video KONTAKT in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in KONTAKT? Here’s how

Here’s a KONTAKT citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName. Title. YouTube 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 6, 2022).
So how to cite a video KONTAKT?
[1]
Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using KONTAKT referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in KONTAKT, all you need to do is the following

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 KONTAKT.
[1]
Lastname F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in KONTAKT 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 KONTAKT referencing style?

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

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


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