Materials Letters: X Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Materials Letters: X style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Materials Letters: X 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: X.

cite Materials Letters: X  — Referencing Guide



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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Materials Letters: X

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Materials Letters: X format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Materials Letters: X

Here’s a Materials Letters: X 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: X:
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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]

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

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Materials Letters: X is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Materials Letters: X example website reference:
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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:
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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 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: X in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Materials Letters: X

Here’s a Materials Letters: X 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: X?
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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: X referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Materials Letters: X, all you need to do is the following

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: X.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Materials Letters: X using “This American Life” episode 640:
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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: X referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Materials Letters: X is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Materials Letters: X.
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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: X:
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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 July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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