SLEEP Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


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How to do citations in SLEEP style?

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.

cite SLEEP  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the SLEEP 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 SLEEP

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
SLEEP citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in SLEEP looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in SLEEP 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 SLEEP, follow this example

Here’s a SLEEP journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container. 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?. 2007;18(1):161-172. doi: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 SLEEP 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 SLEEP, follow this simple guide

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 June 26, 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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Published November 5, 2008. Accessed June 26, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video SLEEP in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in SLEEP, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

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 June 26, 2022.
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 June 26, 2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using SLEEP referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in SLEEP

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 June 26, 2022.
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 June 26, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in SLEEP

An example song citation in SLEEP.
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Lastname F. Song Title.; 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed June 26, 2022.
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 June 26, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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