The Knee Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in The Knee style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Knee 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 Knee.

cite The Knee  — Referencing Guide



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

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in The Knee? This is how.

Here’s an example book citation in The Knee using placeholders:
[1]
Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
The Knee citation:
[1]
Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in The Knee looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the The Knee citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in The Knee format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the The Knee citation format.

Here’s a The Knee journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;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 The Knee:
[1]
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 2007;18:161-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in The Knee

Here’s an The Knee example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title 2000. https://www.example.com (accessed July 6, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video The Knee in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in The Knee

Here’s a The Knee citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName. Title. YouTube 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 6, 2022).
So how to cite a video The Knee?
[1]
Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 6, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using The Knee referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in The Knee, here’s how

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 Knee.
[1]
Lastname F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in The Knee using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life. 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using The Knee referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in The Knee

An example song citation in The Knee.
[1]
Lastname F. Song Title. 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The Knee:
[1]
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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