Photosynthetica Referencing Guide
(updated Aug 2022)


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How to do citations in Photosynthetica style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Photosynthetica 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 Photosynthetica.

cite Photosynthetica  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Photosynthetica referencing style? (2022 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 Photosynthetica

Here’s an example book citation in Photosynthetica using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N.: Title. – Editor Last Name, E.F.N. (ed.). Publisher, City 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Photosynthetica citation:
Angelou, M.: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. – Random House, New York 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Photosynthetica looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Photosynthetica format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Photosynthetica, follow these easy steps

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

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

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Photosynthetica, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Photosynthetica example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F.: Title. – 2000.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M.: Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. – 2008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Photosynthetica in 2022

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 Photosynthetica

Here’s a Photosynthetica citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName: Title. – 2000.
So how to cite a video Photosynthetica?
Pixar: Pizza Clip — Inside Out. – 2015.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Photosynthetica referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Photosynthetica

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 Photosynthetica.
Lastname, F.: Title. – 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Photosynthetica using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life: 640: Five Women. – 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Photosynthetica. This is all you need

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


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