The Vaccine Companion Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in The Vaccine Companion style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Vaccine Companion 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 Vaccine Companion.

cite The Vaccine Companion  — Referencing Guide



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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in The Vaccine Companion

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in The Vaccine Companion 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 Vaccine Companion, follow this example

Here’s a The Vaccine Companion 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 Vaccine Companion:
[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 Vaccine Companion style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in The Vaccine Companion. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an The Vaccine Companion 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 Vaccine Companion in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in The Vaccine Companion

Here’s a The Vaccine Companion 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 Vaccine Companion?
[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 Vaccine Companion 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 Vaccine Companion

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 Vaccine Companion.
[1]
Lastname F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in The Vaccine Companion 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 Vaccine Companion 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 Vaccine Companion

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


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