Materials Discovery Referencing Guide
(updated Nov 2022)


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How to do citations in Materials Discovery style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Materials Discovery 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 Discovery.

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How do you cite a book in the Materials Discovery 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 Discovery? This is how.

Here’s an example book citation in Materials Discovery using placeholders:
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F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 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:
Materials Discovery citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Materials Discovery looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Materials Discovery 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 Materials Discovery in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Materials Discovery journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) 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 Discovery:
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C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 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 Discovery 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 Discovery

Here’s an Materials Discovery example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed November 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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed November 29, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Materials Discovery in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Materials Discovery

Here’s a Materials Discovery citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed November 29, 2022).
So how to cite a video Materials Discovery?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed November 29, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Materials Discovery referencing style

Citing a podcast in Materials Discovery is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Discovery.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed November 29, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Materials Discovery using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed November 29, 2022).
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 Discovery 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 Discovery

An example song citation in Materials Discovery.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed November 29, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Materials Discovery:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed November 29, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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