Materials Referencing Guide
(updated Nov 2022)


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How to do citations in Materials style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Materials 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 Materials.

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

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in Materials? This is how.

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Materials format?

An Materials citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Materials 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 Materials:
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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 Materials style?

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

Here’s an Materials example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Nov.29, 2022).
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 Nov.29, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Materials 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 Materials

Here’s a Materials citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Nov.29, 2022).
So how to cite a video Materials?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Nov.29, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Materials 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 Materials

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 Materials.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Materials 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 Materials referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Materials

An example song citation in Materials.
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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 Materials:
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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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