Universe Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Universe style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Universe 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 Universe.

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How do you cite a book in the Universe referencing style? (2022 Guide)

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

Here’s an example book citation in Universe using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Universe citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Universe looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Universe 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 Universe, follow this example

Here’s a Universe journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. Container 2000, Volume, pages Used.
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 Universe:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Universe? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Universe example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Jul.5, 2022).
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 Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Jul.5, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Universe in 2022

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

Here’s a Universe citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Jul.5, 2022).
So how to cite a video Universe?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Jul.5, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Universe referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Universe, here’s how

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 Universe.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Universe using “This American Life” episode 640:
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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 Universe referencing style?

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Universe

An example song citation in Universe.
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Lastname, F. Song Title; 2000;.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Universe:
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The Beatles Here Comes the Sun; 1969;.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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