Soft Matter Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


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How to do citations in Soft Matter style?

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.

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How do you cite a book in the Soft Matter referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Soft Matter

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Soft Matter citation:
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M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Random House, New York, 1st edn., 1969.
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?

How do you cite scientific papers in Soft Matter format?

An Soft Matter citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Soft Matter journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., 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 Soft Matter:
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C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in Soft Matter style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Soft Matter

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 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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, (accessed June 26, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Soft Matter in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Soft Matter, all you need it the following

Here’s a Soft Matter citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX, (accessed June 26, 2022).
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 June 26, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Soft Matter referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Soft Matter, this is what you’ll need

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?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Soft Matter

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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