Mechanisms of Development Referencing Guide
(updated Nov 2022)


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How to do citations in Mechanisms of Development style?

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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 Mechanisms of Development.

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How do you cite a book in the Mechanisms of Development 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 Mechanisms of Development

Here’s an example book citation in Mechanisms of Development using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. ed. 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:
Mechanisms of Development citation:
Angelou, M., 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Mechanisms of Development looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Mechanisms of Development citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Mechanisms of Development format?

An Mechanisms of Development citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Mechanisms of Development journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 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 Mechanisms of Development:
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: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in Mechanisms of Development style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Mechanisms of Development

Here’s an Mechanisms of Development example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 11.29.2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 11.29.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Mechanisms of Development 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 Mechanisms of Development

Here’s a Mechanisms of Development citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 11.29.2022).
So how to cite a video Mechanisms of Development?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 11.29.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Mechanisms of Development referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Mechanisms of Development

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 Mechanisms of Development.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Mechanisms of Development using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Mechanisms of Development 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 Mechanisms of Development

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


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