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Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") 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 Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.").

How to do citations in Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") style?
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How do you cite a book in the Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
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:
Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") citation:
Rowling JK (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st edn.. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London
And an in-text citation book citation in Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") format?

Here’s a Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used . https://doi.org/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 Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al."):
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)
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How to cite a website in a paper in Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") style?

Here’s an Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.")

Here’s a Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021
So how to cite a video Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.")?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") 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 Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.").
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.") referencing style?

An example song citation in Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al.").
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Springer - Basic (author-date, no "et al."):
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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