Oceanography Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Oceanography style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Oceanography 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 Oceanography.

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

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Oceanography format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Oceanography, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Oceanography journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Container, Volume(Issue):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 Oceanography:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1):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)

How to cite a website in a paper in Oceanography 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 Oceanography

Here’s an Oceanography example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Retrieved September 29, 2022. https://www.example.com Publisher.
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. Retrieved September 29, 2022. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 The Guardian.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Oceanography in 2022

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

Here’s a Oceanography citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. Retrieved September 29, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX .
So how to cite a video Oceanography?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Retrieved September 29, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ .
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Oceanography referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Oceanography

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 Oceanography.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. .
Podcast referencing example in Oceanography 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)

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

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Oceanography

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


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