Synlett Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)

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How to do citations in Synlett style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Synlett 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 Synlett.

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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Synlett

Here’s an example book citation in Synlett using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. Title; Editor Last Name, E. F. N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Synlett citation:
Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Synlett looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Synlett format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Synlett formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Synlett journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author3 LastnameA. F. Container 2000, Volume.
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 Synlett:
Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. 2007, 18.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Synlett

Here’s an Synlett example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author2 LastnameA. F. Title (accessed Jul. 1, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President (accessed Jul. 1, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Synlett in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Synlett

Here’s a Synlett citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName Title (accessed Jul. 1, 2022).
So how to cite a video Synlett?
Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out (accessed Jul. 1, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Synlett referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Synlett

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 Synlett.
Lastname, F. 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Synlett using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Synlett is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

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

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