Oryx Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Oryx style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Oryx 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 Oryx.

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How do you cite a book in the Oryx referencing style? (2023 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Oryx

Here’s an example book citation in Oryx using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. (2000) Title. In 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:
Oryx citation:
Angelou, M. (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In , 1st edition. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Oryx looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Oryx format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Oryx citation format.

Here’s a Oryx journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Container, Volume, pages Used. Journal Name.
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 Oryx:
Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18, 161-172. Food Quality and Preference.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)


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

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Oryx

Here’s an Oryx example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000) Title. Publisher. Https://www.example.com [accessed 3 February 2023].
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. The Guardian. Https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [accessed 3 February 2023].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Oryx in 2023

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Oryx

Here’s a Oryx citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. YouTube. Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [accessed 3 February 2023].
So how to cite a video Oryx?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [accessed 3 February 2023].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Oryx 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 Oryx, 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 Oryx.
Lastname, F. (2000) Title. Publisher. Http://www.example.com [accessed 3 February 2023].
Podcast referencing example in Oryx using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [accessed 3 February 2023].
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 Oryx referencing style?

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Oryx

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


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