SLEEP Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to SLEEP 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 SLEEP.

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

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

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

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

Citing a website in SLEEP reference style

Here’s an SLEEP example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. https://www.example.com. Published January 1, 2000. Accessed July 22, 2019.
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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Published November 5, 2008. Accessed July 22, 2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video SLEEP

Here’s a SLEEP citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Published January 1, 2000. Accessed July 22, 2019.
So how to cite a video SLEEP?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Published June 3, 2015. Accessed July 22, 2019.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using SLEEP 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 SLEEP.
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Lastname F. Title. January 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Podcast referencing example in SLEEP using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women. March 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed July 22, 2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

An example song citation in SLEEP.
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Lastname F. Song Title.; 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in SLEEP:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun.; 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed July 22, 2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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