Optimization Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Optimization 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 Optimization.

How do you cite a book in the Optimization referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Optimization using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Optimization looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a Optimization journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2019Sep.22];Volume:pages Used. URL.
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 Optimization:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. 2007 [cited 2019Sep.22];18:161-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in Optimization reference style

Here’s an Optimization example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2019Sep.22]. https://www.example.com.
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 [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2019Sep.22]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Optimization

Here’s a Optimization citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2019Sep.22]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Optimization?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2019Sep.22]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Optimization referencing style

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 Optimization.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2019Sep.22]. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Optimization using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2019Sep.22]. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in Optimization.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2019Sep.22]. http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Optimization:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2019Sep.22]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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