Signals Referencing Guide

How to do citations in Signals style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Signals 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 Signals.

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How do you cite a book in the Signals referencing style?

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 Signals

Here’s an example book citation in Signals 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:
Signals 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 Signals looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Signals format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Signals

Here’s a Signals 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 Signals:
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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 Signals 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 Signals

Here’s an Signals example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Jan.16, 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 Jan.16, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Signals

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Signals

Here’s a Signals citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Jan.16, 2022).
So how to cite a video Signals?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Jan.16, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Signals referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Signals, here’s how

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 Signals.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Signals 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 Signals referencing style?

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Signals

An example song citation in Signals.
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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 Signals:
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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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