Metrika Referencing Guide
(updated Dec 2022)


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How to do citations in Metrika style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Metrika 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 Metrika.

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

A book citation in Metrika always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Metrika using placeholders:
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:
Metrika citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Metrika looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Metrika format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Metrika

Here’s a Metrika journal citation example using placeholders:
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 Metrika:
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 Metrika style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Metrika. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Metrika example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 7 Dec. 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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Metrika in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Metrika? Here’s how

Here’s a Metrika citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022
So how to cite a video Metrika?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Metrika referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Metrika, here’s how

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 Metrika.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Metrika 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 Metrika 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 Metrika

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


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