The Nucleus Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in The Nucleus style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Nucleus 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 Nucleus.

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How do you cite a book in the The Nucleus 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 The Nucleus

Here’s an example book citation in The Nucleus using placeholders:
1. Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. 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 Nucleus 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 Nucleus looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in The Nucleus format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in The Nucleus, follow this example

Here’s a The Nucleus journal citation example using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. Journal Name; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.4];Volume:pages Used. URL
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 Nucleus:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. Food Quality and Preference; 2007 [cited 2022Jul.4];18:161-72. http://dx.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 Nucleus style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in The Nucleus

Here’s an The Nucleus example website reference:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.4]. 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:
1. Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2022Jul.4]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video The Nucleus in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in The Nucleus? Here’s how

Here’s a The Nucleus citation YouTube video example:
1. ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022Jul.4]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video The Nucleus?
1. Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022Jul.4]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using The Nucleus 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 Nucleus, 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 Nucleus.
1. Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.4]. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in The Nucleus using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2022Jul.4]. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in The Nucleus. This is all you need

An example song citation in The Nucleus.
1. Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2022Jul.4]. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The Nucleus:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2022Jul.4]. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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