Meccanica Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Meccanica style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Meccanica 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 Meccanica.

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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Meccanica

Here’s an example book citation in Meccanica 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:
Meccanica 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 Meccanica looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Meccanica citation style?

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

Here’s a Meccanica 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 Meccanica:
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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]

How to cite a website in a paper in Meccanica style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Meccanica this is what you need

Here’s an Meccanica example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 6 Jul. 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 6 Jul. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Meccanica in 2022

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

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

How to cite a podcast using Meccanica referencing style

Citing a podcast in Meccanica 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 Meccanica.
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Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Meccanica 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]

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

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Meccanica

An example song citation in Meccanica.
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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 Meccanica:
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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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