SPIE journals Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in SPIE journals style?

This is the Citationsy guide to SPIE journals 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 SPIE journals.

cite SPIE journals  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the SPIE journals referencing style? (2022 Guide)

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

Here’s an example book citation in SPIE journals using placeholders:
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F. N. Last Name, Title, Edition, E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed., Publisher, City (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:
SPIE journals citation:
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M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York (1969).
And an in-text citation book citation in SPIE journals looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the SPIE journals citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in SPIE journals format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in SPIE journals, follow these easy steps

Here’s a SPIE journals journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., “Title”, Container Volume(Issue), pages Used, Journal Name (2000) [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 SPIE journals:
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C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”, 161-172, Food Quality and Preference (2007) [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 SPIE journals style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in SPIE journals. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an SPIE journals example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., “Title”, 1 January 2000, (accessed 21 May 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”, 5 November 2008, (accessed 21 May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video SPIE journals in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in SPIE journals

Here’s a SPIE journals citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, “Title”, YouTube, 1 January 2000, (accessed 21 May 2022).
So how to cite a video SPIE journals?
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Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, 3 June 2015, (accessed 21 May 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using SPIE journals referencing style

Citing a podcast in SPIE journals is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 SPIE journals.
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F. Lastname, “Title”, Publisher (2000).
Podcast referencing example in SPIE journals using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, “640: Five Women”, WBEZ Radio (2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in SPIE journals

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


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