Materials Horizons Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)

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How to do citations in Materials Horizons style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Materials Horizons 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 Horizons.

cite Materials Horizons  — Referencing Guide

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Materials Horizons format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Materials Horizons is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Materials Horizons journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., 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 Horizons:
C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in Materials Horizons 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 Materials Horizons, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Materials Horizons example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., Title,, (accessed July 6, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President,, (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Materials Horizons in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Materials Horizons, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Materials Horizons citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, Title,, (accessed July 6, 2022).
So how to cite a video Materials Horizons?
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out,, (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Materials Horizons referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Materials Horizons

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 Horizons.
F. Lastname, 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Materials Horizons using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Materials Horizons referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Materials Horizons. This is all you need

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

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