Taxon Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)

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How to do citations in Taxon style?

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.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Taxon

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Taxon citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Taxon looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Taxon format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Taxon? Here’s how

Here’s a Taxon journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Container, 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 Taxon:
Petit, C., & 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: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

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

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Taxon to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Taxon example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. Title. (accessed May 22, 2022)
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008, November 5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. (accessed May 22, 2022)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Taxon in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Taxon

Here’s a Taxon citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, January 1. Title. (accessed May 22, 2022)
So how to cite a video Taxon?
Pixar. 2015, June 3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. (accessed May 22, 2022)
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Taxon referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Taxon

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
Podcast referencing example in Taxon using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Retrieved from
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?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Taxon

An example song citation in Taxon.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. Album. Retrieved from
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
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)

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