Wave Motion Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Wave Motion style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Wave Motion 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 Wave Motion.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Wave Motion

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

How to reference a journal article in the Wave Motion citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Wave Motion format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Wave Motion? Here’s how

Here’s a Wave Motion journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) 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 Wave Motion:
[1]
C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Wave Motion 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 Wave Motion, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Wave Motion example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed July 2, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed July 2, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Wave Motion in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Wave Motion, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Wave Motion citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 2, 2022).
So how to cite a video Wave Motion?
[1]
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 2, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Wave Motion referencing style

Citing a podcast in Wave Motion 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 Wave Motion.
[1]
F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed July 2, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Wave Motion using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed July 2, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Wave Motion 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 Wave Motion

An example song citation in Wave Motion.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed July 2, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Wave Motion:
[1]
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed July 2, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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