Spine Referencing Guide
This is the Citationsy guide to Spine citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
How to do citations in Spine style?
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 Spine.
How do you cite a book in the Spine referencing style?Here’s an example book citation in Spine using placeholders:
Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 2000.
Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
How to reference a journal article in the Spine citation style?
Here’s a Spine journal citation example using placeholders:
How do you cite scientific papers in Spine format?
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;Volume:pages Used.
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007;18:161-72.
How to cite a website in a paper in Spine style?Here’s an Spine example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. Available at https://www.example.com. 2000, Accessed June 2, 2020.
on The Guardian website:
Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. 2008, Accessed June 2, 2020.
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How to cite a YouTube video SpineHere’s a Spine citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. Title. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. 2000, Accessed June 2, 2020.
Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. 2015, Accessed June 2, 2020.
How to cite a podcast using Spine referencing styleIt is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Spine.
Lastname F. Title. Available at http://www.example.com. 2000, Accessed June 2, 2020.
This American Life. 640: Five Women. Available at https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. 2018, Accessed June 2, 2020.
How to cite a piece of music or a song using Spine referencing style?An example song citation in Spine.
Lastname F. Song Title. Available at http://www.example.com. 2000, Accessed June 2, 2020.
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. Available at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. 1969, Accessed June 2, 2020.
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