Soft Matter Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Soft Matter 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 Soft Matter.

How do you cite a book in the Soft Matter referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Soft Matter using placeholders:
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F. N. Last Name, Title, Publisher, City, Edition., 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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J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, 1st edn., 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Soft Matter looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the Soft Matter citation style?

Here’s a Soft Matter journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., Container, 2000Volumepages 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 Soft Matter:
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C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, 200718161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

Citing a website in Soft Matter reference style

Here’s an Soft Matter example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., Title, https://www.example.com, (accessed July 21, 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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, (accessed July 21, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Soft Matter

Here’s a Soft Matter citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX, (accessed July 21, 2019).
So how to cite a video Soft Matter?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ, (accessed July 21, 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Soft Matter 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 Soft Matter.
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F. Lastname, 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Soft Matter using “This American Life” episode 640:
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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 Soft Matter referencing style?

An example song citation in Soft Matter.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Soft Matter:
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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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