Springer - Basic (note) Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Springer - Basic (note) style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Springer - Basic (note) 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 (note).

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How do you cite a book in the Springer - Basic (note) referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Springer - Basic (note) always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Springer - Basic (note) using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Springer - Basic (note) citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Springer - Basic (note) looks like this: Angelou (1969).

How to reference a journal article in the Springer - Basic (note) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Springer - Basic (note) format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Springer - Basic (note)

Here’s a Springer - Basic (note) 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 (note):
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).

How to cite a website in a paper in Springer - Basic (note) style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Springer - Basic (note)

Here’s an Springer - Basic (note) 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 M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 25 September 2022.

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How to cite a YouTube video Springer - Basic (note) 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 Springer - Basic (note)

Here’s a Springer - Basic (note) citation YouTube video example:
So how to cite a video Springer - Basic (note)?
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 25 September 2022.

How to cite a podcast using Springer - Basic (note) referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Springer - Basic (note)

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 (note).
Podcast referencing example in Springer - Basic (note) using “This American Life” episode 640:
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women.

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Springer - Basic (note) referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Springer - Basic (note). This is all you need

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


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