Prion Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Prion style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Prion 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 Prion.

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How do you cite a book in the Prion 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 Prion

Here’s an example book citation in Prion using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 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:
Prion citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Prion looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Prion format?

An Prion citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Prion journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]; Volume:pages Used. Available from: URL
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 Prion:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]; 18:161-72. Available from: http://dx.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 Prion style?

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

Here’s an Prion example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]; Available from: https://www.example.com
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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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. 2008 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]; Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Prion in 2022

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in Prion

Here’s a Prion citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Prion?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube2015 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Prion referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Prion, this is what you’ll need

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 Prion.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]; Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Prion using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]; Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Prion

An example song citation in Prion.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Prion:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2022 Jul. 6]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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