Silicon Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Silicon 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 Silicon.

How to do citations in Silicon style?
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How do you cite a book in the Silicon referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Silicon using placeholders:
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Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
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:
Silicon citation:
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Rowling JK (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London
And an in-text citation book citation in Silicon looks like this: [1]

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

Here’s a Silicon journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
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 Silicon:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Here’s an Silicon example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020
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 (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Silicon

Here’s a Silicon citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020
So how to cite a video Silicon?
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Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Silicon 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 Silicon.
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Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Silicon using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

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


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