Physical Communication Referencing Guide

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.

How do you cite a book in the Physical Communication referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Physical Communication using placeholders:
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F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 2000.
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:
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J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, 1997.
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?

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

Citing a website in Physical Communication reference style

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 September 18, 2019).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Physical Communication

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 September 18, 2019).
So how to cite a video Physical Communication?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Physical Communication 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 Physical Communication.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2019).
Podcast referencing example in Physical Communication using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed September 18, 2019).
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?

An example song citation in Physical Communication.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed September 18, 2019).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Physical Communication:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed September 18, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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