Waterbirds Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Waterbirds 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 Waterbirds.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Waterbirds using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title. Edition. (E.F.N. Editor Last Name, Ed.). Publisher, City.
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:
Waterbirds citation:
Rowling, J.K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Waterbirds looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

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

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

Here’s an Waterbirds example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. https://www.example.com, accessed, September 19, 2020.
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, September 19, 2020.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Waterbirds

Here’s a Waterbirds citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX, accessed, September 19, 2020.
So how to cite a video Waterbirds?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ, accessed, September 19, 2020.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Waterbirds 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 Waterbirds.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Waterbirds 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 Waterbirds referencing style?

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


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