The Surgeon Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in The Surgeon style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Surgeon 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 Surgeon.

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How do you cite a book in the The Surgeon 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 Surgeon

Here’s an example book citation in The Surgeon using placeholders:
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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 Surgeon citation:
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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 Surgeon looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in The Surgeon format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the The Surgeon formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a The Surgeon journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2022Jul.6];Volume(Issue):pages Used. Available from: 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 Surgeon:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. 2007Jan.1 [cited 2022Jul.6];18(1):161-72. Available from: 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 Surgeon 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 Surgeon

Here’s an The Surgeon example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.6]. Available from: 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:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2022Jul.6]. Available from: 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 Surgeon in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in The Surgeon

Here’s a The Surgeon citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022Jul.6]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video The Surgeon?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022Jul.6]. Available from: 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 Surgeon referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in The Surgeon

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 Surgeon.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Jul.6]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in The Surgeon using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2022Jul.6]. Available from: 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 Surgeon referencing style?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in The Surgeon

An example song citation in The Surgeon.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2022Jul.6]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The Surgeon:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2022Jul.6]. Available from: 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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