Taxon Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Taxon 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 Taxon.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Taxon using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title. E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed. (Edition). City: Publisher.
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. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Taxon looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

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

Here’s a Taxon journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. 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 Taxon:
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 & Sieffermann, 2007)

Citing a website in Taxon reference style

Here’s an Taxon example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. Title. https://www.example.com (accessed July 19, 2019)
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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed July 19, 2019)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Taxon

Here’s a Taxon citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, January 1. Title. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 19, 2019)
So how to cite a video Taxon?
Pixar. 2015, June 3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 19, 2019)
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Taxon 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 Taxon.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Taxon using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Retrieved from 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 Taxon referencing style?

An example song citation in Taxon.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. Album. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Taxon:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. Retrieved from 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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