Metals Referencing Guide
(updated Nov 2022)


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How to do citations in Metals style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Metals 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 Metals.

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

When writing an academic paper, you will surely come across the challenge of citing a book properly. Here’s how to do it in Metals:

Here’s an example book citation in Metals using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Metals citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Metals looks like this: [1]


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Metals format?

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

Here’s a Metals journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. 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 Metals:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Metals to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Metals example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Nov.29, 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. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Nov.29, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Metals in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Metals

Here’s a Metals citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Nov.29, 2022).
So how to cite a video Metals?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Nov.29, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Metals referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Metals

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 Metals.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Metals using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Metals 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 Metals

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


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