Placenta Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Placenta style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Placenta 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 Placenta.

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How do you cite a book in the Placenta referencing style? (2022 Guide)

When writing an academic paper, you will surely come across the challenge of citing a book properly. Here’s how to do it in Placenta:

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Placenta format?

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

Here’s a Placenta journal citation example using placeholders:
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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 Placenta:
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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. 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 Placenta style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Placenta. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Placenta example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
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 July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Placenta in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Placenta

Here’s a Placenta citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 6, 2022).
So how to cite a video Placenta?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Placenta 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 Placenta

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 Placenta.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Placenta using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Placenta

An example song citation in Placenta.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Placenta:
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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 July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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