SPIE journals Referencing Guide

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.

How do you cite a book in the SPIE journals referencing style?

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, “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, 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London (1997).
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?

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

Citing a website in SPIE journals reference style

Here’s an SPIE journals example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., “Title”, 1 January 2000, (accessed 22 July 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”, 5 November 2008, (accessed 22 July 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video SPIE journals

Here’s a SPIE journals citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, “Title”, YouTube, 1 January 2000, (accessed 22 July 2019).
So how to cite a video SPIE journals?
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Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, 3 June 2015, (accessed 22 July 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using SPIE journals 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 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?

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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