Virtual Reality Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Virtual Reality style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Virtual Reality 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 Virtual Reality.

cite Virtual Reality  — Referencing Guide



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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Virtual Reality using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. 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:
Virtual Reality citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Virtual Reality looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Virtual Reality citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Virtual Reality format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Virtual Reality citation format.

Here’s a Virtual Reality journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (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 Virtual Reality:
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 Virtual Reality style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Virtual Reality, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Virtual Reality example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 2 Jul. 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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Virtual Reality in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Virtual Reality

Here’s a Virtual Reality citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022
So how to cite a video Virtual Reality?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Virtual Reality referencing style

Citing a podcast in Virtual Reality is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Virtual Reality.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Virtual Reality 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 Virtual Reality referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Virtual Reality. This is all you need

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


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