The Ocular Surface Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in The Ocular Surface style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Ocular Surface 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 Ocular Surface.

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

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in The Ocular Surface, here’s how

Here’s an example book citation in The Ocular Surface 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 Ocular Surface 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 Ocular Surface looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in The Ocular Surface format?

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

Here’s a The Ocular Surface 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 Ocular Surface:
[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 Ocular Surface style?

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

Here’s an The Ocular Surface 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 Ocular Surface in 2022

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

Here’s a The Ocular Surface citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 6, 2022).
So how to cite a video The Ocular Surface?
[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 Ocular Surface referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in The Ocular Surface

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 Ocular Surface.
[1]
Lastname F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in The Ocular Surface 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 Ocular Surface referencing style?

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in The Ocular Surface

An example song citation in The Ocular Surface.
[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 Ocular Surface:
[1]
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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