RTF Scan Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to RTF Scan 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 RTF Scan.

How to do citations in RTF Scan style?
cite RTF Scan  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the RTF Scan referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in RTF Scan using placeholders:
{Last Name, "Title", 2000}
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
RTF Scan citation:
{Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone", 1997}
And an in-text citation book citation in RTF Scan looks like this: {Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone", 1997}

How to reference a journal article in the RTF Scan citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in RTF Scan format?

Here’s a RTF Scan journal citation example using placeholders:
{Author1 Lastname and Author3 Lastname, "Title", 2000}
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 RTF Scan:
{Petit and Sieffermann, "Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?", 2007}
And an in-text citation would look like this: {Petit et al., "Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?", 2007}

How to cite a website in a paper in RTF Scan style?

Here’s an RTF Scan example website reference:
{Author1 Lastname and Author2 Lastname, "Title", 2000}
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
{Tran, "Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President", 2008}
And an in-text citation would look like this: {Tran, "Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President", 2008}

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How to cite a YouTube video RTF Scan

Here’s a RTF Scan citation YouTube video example:
{ChannelName, "Title", 2000}
So how to cite a video RTF Scan?
{Pixar, "Pizza Clip — Inside Out", 2015}
And an in-text video citation would look like this: {Pixar, "Pizza Clip — Inside Out", 2015}

How to cite a podcast using RTF Scan referencing style

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 RTF Scan.
{Lastname, "Title", 2000}
Podcast referencing example in RTF Scan using “This American Life” episode 640:
{This American Life, "640: Five Women", 2018}
And an in-text citation would look like this: {This American Life, "640: Five Women", 2018}

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

An example song citation in RTF Scan.
{Lastname, "Song Title", 2000}
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in RTF Scan:
{The Beatles, "Here Comes the Sun", 1969}
And an in-text citation would look like this: {The Beatles, "Here Comes the Sun", 1969}


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