Scrinium Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Scrinium style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Scrinium 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 Scrinium.

cite Scrinium  — Referencing Guide



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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Scrinium

Here’s an example book citation in Scrinium using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. Title. Edited by E. F. N. Editor Last Name. Edition. City, 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:
Scrinium citation:
Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Scrinium looks like this: M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.), New York, 1969.

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Scrinium format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Scrinium is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Scrinium journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. “Title”. Container Volume, no. Issue (2000) p. pages Used. . Cited September 30, 2022. Online: URL.
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 Scrinium:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?” 18, no. 1 (2007) pp. 161-72. . Cited September 30, 2022. Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?” 18/1 (2007), pp. 161-72, doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008, [cited September 30, 2022]. Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.

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

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Scrinium, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Scrinium example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. “Title”. January 1, 2000. No pages. Cited September 30, 2022. Online: https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. November 5, 2008. No pages. Cited September 30, 2022. Online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: M. Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, November 5, 2008, [cited September 30, 2022]. Online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.

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How to cite a YouTube video Scrinium in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Scrinium

Here’s a Scrinium citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. “Title”. YouTube, January 1, 2000. No pages. Cited September 30, 2022. Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Scrinium?
Pixar. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube, June 3, 2015. No pages. Cited September 30, 2022. Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, June 3, 2015, [cited September 30, 2022]. Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.

How to cite a podcast using Scrinium referencing style

Citing a podcast in Scrinium 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 Scrinium.
Lastname, F. “Title”. January 1, 2000. No pages. Cited September 30, 2022. Online: http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Scrinium using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. “640: Five Women”. March 2, 2018. No pages. Cited September 30, 2022. Online: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women”, March 2, 2018, [cited September 30, 2022]. Online: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.

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

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Scrinium is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Scrinium.
Lastname, F. Song Title. Album, 2000. No pages. Cited September 30, 2022. Online: http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Scrinium:
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road, 1969. No pages. Cited September 30, 2022. Online: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road, 1969, [cited September 30, 2022]. Online: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.


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