Oryx Referencing Guide

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.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Oryx using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N.Anon. (2000) Title. In Edition. Publisher, 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:
Rowling, J.K.Anon. (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. In , 1st edition. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Oryx looks like this: (RowlingAnon., 1997)

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

Here’s a Oryx journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F.Anon. (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.Anon. (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 & SieffermannAnon., 2007)

Citing a website in Oryx reference style

Here’s an Oryx example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F.Anon. (2000) Title. Publisher. Https://www.example.com [accessed 18 September 2019].
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M.Anon. (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [accessed 18 September 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (TranAnon., 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Oryx

Here’s a Oryx citation YouTube video example:
ChannelNameAnon. (2000) Title. YouTube. Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [accessed 18 September 2019].
So how to cite a video Oryx?
PixarAnon. (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [accessed 18 September 2019].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (PixarAnon., 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Oryx 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 Oryx.
Lastname, F.Anon. (2000) Title. Publisher. Http://www.example.com [accessed 18 September 2019].
Podcast referencing example in Oryx using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American LifeAnon. (2018) 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [accessed 18 September 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American LifeAnon., 2018)

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

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


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