Toxicon Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Toxicon style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Toxicon 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 Toxicon.

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How do you cite a book in the Toxicon 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 Toxicon

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

How to reference a journal article in the Toxicon citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Toxicon format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Toxicon

Here’s a Toxicon journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title. Container 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 Toxicon:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18, 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Toxicon style?

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

Here’s an Toxicon example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 7.4.2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 7.4.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Toxicon in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Toxicon

Here’s a Toxicon citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 7.4.2022).
So how to cite a video Toxicon?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 7.4.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Toxicon referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Toxicon, all you need to do is the following

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 Toxicon.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Toxicon using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Toxicon 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 Toxicon

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


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