REACH Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in REACH style?

This is the Citationsy guide to REACH 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 REACH.

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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in REACH

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in REACH format?

An REACH 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 REACH journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;Volume: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 REACH:
[1]
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 2007;18:161-72. 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 REACH style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in REACH to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an REACH example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 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]
Tran M. 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 REACH in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in REACH

Here’s a REACH citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName. Title. YouTube 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 7, 2022).
So how to cite a video REACH?
[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 REACH referencing style

Citing a podcast in REACH 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 REACH.
[1]
Lastname F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in REACH using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life. 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in REACH

An example song citation in REACH.
[1]
Lastname F. Song Title. 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in REACH:
[1]
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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