Optimization Letters Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Optimization Letters 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 Letters.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Optimization Letters using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N.: Title. Publisher, City (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, J.K.: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London (1997)
And an in-text citation book citation in Optimization Letters looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a Optimization Letters journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F.: Title. Container. Volume, pages Used (2000). doi: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 Optimization Letters:
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Petit, C., Sieffermann, J.: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172 (2007). doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in Optimization Letters reference style

Here’s an Optimization Letters example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F.: Title, 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, 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 Letters

Here’s a Optimization Letters citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName: Title, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Optimization Letters?
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Pixar: Pizza Clip — Inside Out, 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 Letters 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 Letters.
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Lastname, F.: Title, http://www.example.com, (2000)
Podcast referencing example in Optimization Letters using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life: 640: Five Women, https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women, (2018)
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in Optimization Letters.
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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 Optimization Letters:
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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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