Materials Letters Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Materials Letters style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Materials Letters 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 Letters.

cite Materials Letters  — Referencing Guide



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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Materials Letters

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Materials Letters format?

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

Here’s a Materials Letters journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
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 Letters:
[1]
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]

How to cite a website in a paper in Materials Letters style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Materials Letters? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Materials Letters example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (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 Letters in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Materials Letters

Here’s a Materials Letters citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 6, 2022).
So how to cite a video Materials Letters?
[1]
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Materials Letters referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Materials Letters, this is what you’ll need

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 Letters.
[1]
F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Materials Letters using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Materials Letters

An example song citation in Materials Letters.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Materials Letters:
[1]
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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