Real-Time Systems Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Real-Time Systems style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Real-Time Systems 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 Real-Time Systems.

cite Real-Time Systems  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Real-Time Systems referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Real-Time Systems

Here’s an example book citation in Real-Time Systems using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Real-Time Systems citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Real-Time Systems looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Real-Time Systems citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Real-Time Systems format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Real-Time Systems formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Real-Time Systems journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container 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 Real-Time Systems:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Real-Time Systems style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Real-Time Systems

Here’s an Real-Time Systems example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Real-Time Systems in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Real-Time Systems, all you need it the following

Here’s a Real-Time Systems citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
So how to cite a video Real-Time Systems?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Real-Time Systems referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Real-Time Systems

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 Real-Time Systems.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Real-Time Systems using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Real-Time Systems referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Real-Time Systems. This is all you need

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


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