Worm Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Worm style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Worm 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 Worm.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Worm using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 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:
Worm citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Worm looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the Worm citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Worm format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Worm, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Worm journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 2]; Volume:pages Used. Available from: URL
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 Worm:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2022 Jul. 2]; 18:161-72. Available from: http://dx.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 Worm 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 Worm

Here’s an Worm example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 2]; Available from: https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. 2008 [cited 2022 Jul. 2]; Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Worm in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Worm

Here’s a Worm citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 2]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Worm?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube2015 [cited 2022 Jul. 2]; Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Worm referencing style

Citing a podcast in Worm 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 Worm.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 Jul. 2]; Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Worm using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2022 Jul. 2]; Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Worm 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 Worm

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


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