Opuscula Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Opuscula 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 Opuscula.

How to do citations in Opuscula style?
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How do you cite a book in the Opuscula referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Opuscula using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title, Edition., City.
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:
Opuscula citation:
Rowling, J.K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st edn., London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Opuscula looks like this: Rowling 1997

How to reference a journal article in the Opuscula citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Opuscula format?

Here’s a Opuscula journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000. “Title”, Container 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 Opuscula:
Petit, C. & J. Sieffermann. 2007. “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Petit & Sieffermann 2007

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

Here’s an Opuscula example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. 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:
Tran, M. 2008. 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: Tran 2008

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How to cite a YouTube video Opuscula

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

How to cite a podcast using Opuscula 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 Opuscula.
Lastname, F. 2000. “Title.”
Podcast referencing example in Opuscula 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 Opuscula referencing style?

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


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