SpringerProtocols Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)

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How to do citations in SpringerProtocols style?

This is the Citationsy guide to SpringerProtocols 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 SpringerProtocols.

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How do you cite a book in the SpringerProtocols referencing style? (2022 Guide)

When writing an academic paper, you will surely come across the challenge of citing a book properly. Here’s how to do it in SpringerProtocols:

Here’s an example book citation in SpringerProtocols using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, 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:
SpringerProtocols citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in SpringerProtocols looks like this: (1)

How to reference a journal article in the SpringerProtocols citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in SpringerProtocols format?

An SpringerProtocols citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a SpringerProtocols journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF and Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Volume:pages Used
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 SpringerProtocols:
Petit C and Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a website in a paper in SpringerProtocols style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in SpringerProtocols this is what you need

Here’s an SpringerProtocols example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF and Author2 LastnameAF Title, https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran M Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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How to cite a YouTube video SpringerProtocols 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 SpringerProtocols

Here’s a SpringerProtocols citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName Title, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video SpringerProtocols?
Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a podcast using SpringerProtocols referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in SpringerProtocols

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 SpringerProtocols.
Lastname F (2000), Title, http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in SpringerProtocols using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018), 640: Five Women, https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using SpringerProtocols referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in SpringerProtocols

An example song citation in SpringerProtocols.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title,
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in SpringerProtocols:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun,
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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