Visual Informatics Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Visual Informatics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Visual Informatics 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 Visual Informatics.

cite Visual Informatics  — Referencing Guide



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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Visual Informatics 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:
Visual Informatics 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 Visual Informatics looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Visual Informatics citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Visual Informatics format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Visual Informatics in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Visual Informatics 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 Visual Informatics:
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 Visual Informatics style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Visual Informatics

Here’s an Visual Informatics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 7.2.2022).
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 7.2.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Visual Informatics in 2022

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

Here’s a Visual Informatics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 7.2.2022).
So how to cite a video Visual Informatics?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 7.2.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Visual Informatics referencing style

Citing a podcast in Visual Informatics 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 Visual Informatics.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Visual Informatics 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 Visual Informatics 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 Visual Informatics. This is all you need

An example song citation in Visual Informatics.
Lastname, F., 2000. Song Title, Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Visual Informatics:
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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