Statistics and Computing Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Statistics and Computing 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 Statistics and Computing.

How do you cite a book in the Statistics and Computing referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Statistics and Computing using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N.: Title. Publisher, City (2000)
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:
Rowling, J.K.: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London (1997)
And an in-text citation book citation in Statistics and Computing looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Statistics and Computing citation style?

Here’s a Statistics and Computing journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F.: Title. Container. Volume, pages Used (2000). doi: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 Statistics and Computing:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J.: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172 (2007). doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in Statistics and Computing reference style

Here’s an Statistics and Computing example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F.: Title, https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
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: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Statistics and Computing

Here’s a Statistics and Computing citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName: Title, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Statistics and Computing?
Pixar: Pizza Clip — Inside Out, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

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

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Statistics and Computing referencing style?

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


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