Water Alternatives Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)

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How to do citations in Water Alternatives style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Water Alternatives 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 Water Alternatives.

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

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

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

How to reference a journal article in the Water Alternatives citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Water Alternatives format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Water Alternatives citation format.

Here’s a Water Alternatives journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Container Volume(Issue): 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 Water Alternatives:
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18(1): 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 Water Alternatives style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Water Alternatives? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Water Alternatives example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. https://www.example.com (accessed 2 October 2022)
To reference the article located at this link:
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 October 2022)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Water Alternatives 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 Water Alternatives

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

How to cite a podcast using Water Alternatives referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Water Alternatives, this is what you’ll need

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 Water Alternatives.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title, http://www.example.com (accessed 2 October 2022)
Podcast referencing example in Water Alternatives using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women, https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed 2 October 2022)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Water Alternatives referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Water Alternatives is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Water Alternatives.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. Album, http://www.example.com (accessed 2 October 2022)
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Water Alternatives:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road, https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed 2 October 2022)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)

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