Traffic Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Traffic 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 Traffic.

How to do citations in Traffic style?
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How do you cite a book in the Traffic referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Traffic using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Traffic citation:
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Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Traffic looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Traffic citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Traffic format?

Here’s a Traffic journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2020 Sep. 24];Volume: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 Traffic:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2020 Sep. 24];18:161-172. 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 Traffic style?

Here’s an Traffic example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2020 Sep. 24];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]. 2008 [cited 2020 Sep. 24];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 Traffic

Here’s a Traffic citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2020 Sep. 24];Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Traffic?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2020 Sep. 24];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 Traffic referencing style

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 Traffic.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2020 Sep. 24];Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Traffic using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2020 Sep. 24];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 Traffic referencing style?

An example song citation in Traffic.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2020 Sep. 24]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Traffic:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2020 Sep. 24]. 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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