mAbs Referencing Guide
(updated Dec 2022)


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How to do citations in mAbs style?

This is the Citationsy guide to mAbs 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 mAbs.

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cite mAbs  — Referencing Guide



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

Are you writing a research paper and want to include the works you found in a book? Here’s a simple guide to do it in mAbs:

Here’s an example book citation in mAbs using placeholders:
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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:
mAbs citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in mAbs looks like this: 1


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

How do you cite scientific papers in mAbs format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the mAbs formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a mAbs journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]; Volume:pages Used. 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 mAbs:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]; 18:161-72. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in mAbs, follow this simple guide

Here’s an mAbs example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]; 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 M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. 2008 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]; 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 mAbs 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 mAbs

Here’s a mAbs citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video mAbs?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube2015 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]; 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 mAbs referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in mAbs, 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 mAbs.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]; Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in mAbs using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]; Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
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 mAbs referencing style?

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in mAbs

An example song citation in mAbs.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in mAbs:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2022 Dec. 6]. 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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