Scientometrics Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)

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How to do citations in Scientometrics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Scientometrics 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 Scientometrics.

cite Scientometrics  — Referencing Guide

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

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Scientometrics format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Scientometrics, follow this example

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

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

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Scientometrics is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Scientometrics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. Accessed 7 July 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Accessed 7 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Scientometrics in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Scientometrics

Here’s a Scientometrics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. Accessed 7 July 2022
So how to cite a video Scientometrics?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Accessed 7 July 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Scientometrics referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Scientometrics, all you need to do is the following

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 Scientometrics.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. Accessed 7 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Scientometrics using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Accessed 7 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Scientometrics 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 Scientometrics. This is all you need

An example song citation in Scientometrics.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. Accessed 7 July 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Scientometrics:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. Accessed 7 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)

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