Materials and Structures Referencing Guide
(updated Dec 2022)


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How to do citations in Materials and Structures style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Materials and Structures 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 and Structures.

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

A book citation in Materials and Structures 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 Materials and Structures using placeholders:
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Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. 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:
Materials and Structures citation:
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Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Materials and Structures looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Materials and Structures format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Materials and Structures? Here’s how

Here’s a Materials and Structures journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container 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 Materials and Structures:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://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 Materials and Structures style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Materials and Structures

Here’s an Materials and Structures example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 3 Dec. 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 (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Materials and Structures 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 and Structures

Here’s a Materials and Structures citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022
So how to cite a video Materials and Structures?
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Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Materials and Structures referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Materials and Structures

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 and Structures.
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Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Materials and Structures using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life (2018) 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 Materials and Structures referencing style?

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Materials and Structures

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


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