Scripta Materialia Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Scripta Materialia style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Scripta Materialia 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 Scripta Materialia.

cite Scripta Materialia  — Referencing Guide



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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Scripta Materialia using placeholders:
[1]
F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, 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:
Scripta Materialia citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Scripta Materialia looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Scripta Materialia citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Scripta Materialia 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 Scripta Materialia, follow this example

Here’s a Scripta Materialia journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Container Volume (2000) 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 Scripta Materialia:
[1]
C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, 18 (2007) 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Scripta Materialia style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Scripta Materialia. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Scripta Materialia example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., (2000).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, (2008).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Scripta Materialia 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 Scripta Materialia

Here’s a Scripta Materialia citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName, YouTube (2000).
So how to cite a video Scripta Materialia?
[1]
Pixar, YouTube (2015).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Scripta Materialia referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Scripta Materialia

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 Scripta Materialia.
[1]
F. Lastname, (2000).
Podcast referencing example in Scripta Materialia using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, (2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Scripta Materialia

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


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