The Auk Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to The Auk 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 The Auk.

How to do citations in The Auk style?
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How do you cite a book in the The Auk referencing style?

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

How to reference a journal article in the The Auk citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in The Auk format?

Here’s a The Auk journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and 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 The Auk:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann (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 and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in The Auk style?

Here’s an The Auk example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. . [Online.] Available at 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). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. . [Online.] Available at 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 The Auk

Here’s a The Auk citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000). Title. YouTube. [Online.] Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video The Auk?
Pixar (2015). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. [Online.] Available at 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 The Auk 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 The Auk.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. . [Online.] Available at http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in The Auk using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018). 640: Five Women. . [Online.] Available at 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 The Auk referencing style?

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


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