Physical Communication Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Physical Communication style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Physical Communication 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 Physical Communication.

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How do you cite a book in the Physical Communication 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 Physical Communication

Here’s an example book citation in Physical Communication using placeholders:
[1]
F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, 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:
Physical Communication citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Physical Communication looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Physical Communication citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Physical Communication format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Physical Communication is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Physical Communication style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Physical Communication? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Physical Communication example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed July 7, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed July 7, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Physical Communication in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Physical Communication, all you need it the following

Here’s a Physical Communication citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 7, 2022).
So how to cite a video Physical Communication?
[1]
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 7, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Physical Communication referencing style

Citing a podcast in Physical Communication is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Physical Communication.
[1]
F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed July 7, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Physical Communication using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed July 7, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Physical Communication

An example song citation in Physical Communication.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed July 7, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Physical Communication:
[1]
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed July 7, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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