Resources Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Resources style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Resources 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 Resources.

cite Resources  — Referencing Guide



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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Resources using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Resources citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Resources looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Resources format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Resources

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Resources style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Resources

Here’s an Resources example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Jul.4, 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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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Jul.4, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Resources in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Resources? Here’s how

Here’s a Resources citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Jul.4, 2022).
So how to cite a video Resources?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Jul.4, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Resources referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Resources, 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 Resources.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Resources using “This American Life” episode 640:
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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 Resources 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 Resources. This is all you need

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


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