The Holocene Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to The Holocene 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 Holocene.

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

Here’s an example book citation in The Holocene using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title. 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:
The Holocene citation:
Rowling JK (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in The Holocene looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

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

Here’s a The Holocene journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF and Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container. Journal Name Volume(Issue): pages Used. Available at: URL: doi: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 The Holocene:
Petit C and Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. Food Quality and Preference 18(1): 161-172. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008: doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

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

Here’s an The Holocene example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF and Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Publisher. 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. The Guardian. 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 Holocene

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

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