SPIP - Cite plugin Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to SPIP - Cite plugin 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 SPIP - Cite plugin.

How do you cite a book in the SPIP - Cite plugin referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in SPIP - Cite plugin using placeholders:
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:
And an in-text citation book citation in SPIP - Cite plugin looks like this: (Rowling, Joanne K. 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the SPIP - Cite plugin citation style?

Here’s a SPIP - Cite plugin journal citation example using placeholders:
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 SPIP - Cite plugin:
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit, C. et al. 2007)

Citing a website in SPIP - Cite plugin reference style

Here’s an SPIP - Cite plugin example website reference:
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, Mark 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video SPIP - Cite plugin

Here’s a SPIP - Cite plugin citation YouTube video example:
So how to cite a video SPIP - Cite plugin?
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using SPIP - Cite plugin 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 SPIP - Cite plugin.
Podcast referencing example in SPIP - Cite plugin using “This American Life” episode 640:
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using SPIP - Cite plugin referencing style?

An example song citation in SPIP - Cite plugin.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in SPIP - Cite plugin:
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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