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System Referencing Guide

How to do citations in System style?

This is the Citationsy guide to System 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 System.

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How do you cite a book in the System referencing style?

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in System format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in System

Here’s a System journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), 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 System:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

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

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in System? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an System example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. 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. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. 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 System

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in System

Here’s a System citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video System?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. 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 System referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in System, all you need to do is the following

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 System.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in System using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/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 System 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 System. This is all you need

An example song citation in System.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Song Title. In Album. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in System:
The Beatles. (1969, September 26). Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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