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Questions tagged [citation-style]

On the syntax and formatting of citations and reference lists according to a particular style guide (e.g., Chicago, MLA, IEEE, APA) or in general.

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Should I include all authors for in-text citation if I cite a source with three (or more) authors in a different chapter again?

According to this site, when you're using the APA reference style, if a source has 3-5 authors, all authors should be mentioned in the first in-text citation, while only the first author need to be ...
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Correctly formatting automatic APA 7th edition style citations in Word [closed]

I have Office 365 and in Microsoft Word which is updated to the latest edition. I could manually enter inline citations, but for speed and ease of citing, I have elected to use the automatic citation ...
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How do I cite an article with no page numbers and only a DOI number (APA format)?

I am writing an article that requires citations in APA format. As you may know, that format requires page numbers I am pulling quite a few articles from the journal of Remote Sensing (MDPI), which ...
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Bibliography format with multiple citations from same book? (APA)

I'm writing a paper where I've included multiple citations from a book, each citation is not a direct quote from the text but rather a in-text citation. According to APA guidelines, these citations ...
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Sorting Title of APA style reference

I am sorting two references from the same source (...University) and same publication year (2019). The first reference's title is "2019...". The second reference's title is "About ...". In the final ...
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How to format the in-text citation of a Book's title, its authors, and its publication year?

I have been stuck on this for a while. My concern is regarding the correct formatting of an in-text citation of a book. I have to mention 3 things in one sentence: "titled", "edited by", and "...
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Harvard referencing: same year, same last name, same initials

This is a question about the Harvard referencing system. I've written a paper and cited two publications, each with a single author, both published in the same year. These authors are unrelated - ...
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How to correctly reference a supervisor who in the meantime got a doctorate

I completed one of my theses under the co-supervision of a (back then) PhD student. Said person has since completed his degree and is now officially "Dr. supervisor". Since I want to reference his ...
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How to cite a subsection of a book for IEEE

For example, we use pp. 4-7 for pages from 4 to 7 and ch. 2 for chapter 2, but how should we cite a subsection of a book when a chapter is divided into multiple subsections, e.g. 2.1, 2.2, ... in a ...
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Condensed citation of multiple GitHub issues

I have submitted around ~12 bug reports and want to cite this factoid in my paper. But I don't want to cite 12 different links for each GitHub issue. The links all have this common prefix: https://...
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Is there any reason not to use a shortDOI in an APA References section?

In the recently published seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the APA, a change was made to the citation style guidelines to allow authors to use shortened URLs in the References section, ...
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How to cite a paper which has been presented and included in proceedings but not yet published online?

I have submitted my paper to a conference A, where it has been presented and is included in the proceedings and is yet to be published online and would be completed in few months. How do I cite this ...
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In APA, how would one cite the same source repeatedly with differing page numbers?

Afaik, in APA, it is generally acceptable to give a source only in the first mention per paragraph, as long as further references are still clearly from the same source. Example: Author et al. (...
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How to cite an old paper?

My first article was accepted with minor revisions, one of them being the correction of a citation. This citation points to the first time the method I am improving was proposed, which was 1962. Here ...
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What's the proper way to (APA) reference a settlement agreement?

I want to reference an exhibit from the following document (it's been split into separate parts): Exhibits: https://targetbreachsettlement.com/Portals/0/Documents/Settlement%20Agreement%20Exhibits....
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How to cite OER textbooks which have had the title and authors removed?

I would like to cite an OER (Open Educational Resources) book in a concise way. The book is available here. The online pdf of the book says Normally, the author and publisher would be credited ...
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Acknowledging data sources used for creating an image

For a conference paper, I created an image compiling data from multiple sources. What is the correct format for acknowledging the sources? Map showing road condition (Data source: Esri, OpenStreetMap)...
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How to Quote an ICD 10 Chapter in Vancouver style?

I want to quote a chapter from ICD10 in vancouver format. I have searched whole web for some references on this. But I could not find anything. I am a newbie here. Can some one please help. This is ...
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Why are some highly-cited papers shown by Google Scholar arXiv preprints?

I found some papers somewhat related to my work, and, on Google Scholar, the citations are for the arXiv preprint, not a journal version of the paper. Why is this? The citations are in the thousands, ...
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Technical reports in BibTex/JabRef

I have a couple of issues with adding technical reports in JabRef/BibTeX FIRST ISSUE Multi part titles: Some technical reports have complex, multi-part titles. The various parts tell you quite a bit ...
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How to cite this technical report?

The technical report under the title "Flood Rapid Assessment Model (F-RAM) Development 2008" was developed by URS for the State of California Resources Agency. Specifically the Depratment of Water ...
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How to cite an authorless report in JabRef/Bibtex

I am learning to use bibtex/jabref in the context of a literature review and would like to cite the following report: https://www.army.mil/e2/c/downloads/379567.pdf The report is compiled by the ...
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Choosing a short title for citing a journal article (humanities)

When citing a journal article using footnotes in the humanities (where of course particular journal styles will vary but in general Chicago Manual of Style is used), the proper format is to give the ...
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Citing a Datasheet or Technical document in IEEE style

I am working on a thesis in the Engineering field and I came across the problem of citing datasheets, technical documents, test reports, application notes, reference designs... that the manufacturers ...
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How to write source information for tables if I'm using data from multiple sources?

I am using data from 3-4 different sources in my table. How to cite the source information in MLA format? As far as I know, Source information is written below tables in the MLA style. But is it okay ...
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Citation of different types of sources

In my small research paper (Bachelor level, university of applied sciences) that I'm writing for my internship, I want to make use of certain frames from videos that have been published by the company ...
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Why is the citation system so archaic? [duplicate]

I am puzzled why citation is still so archaic for academic research papers. It seems to me that all you need to cite a journal or a textbook is three things Names of the authors Date of publication ...
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Reference style where authors are abbreviated with long underscore

What is the name of this reference style? In which other fields have you seen it? It replaces author names (in the list of references) with a long underscore when it's the same authors as in the ...
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In IEEE format, How to cite a website when no author name is given?

Problem I have to cite this webpage. However, no author name is given there. What I have found? This and this one have referred, when we do not find author name, the title moves to the first ...
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Does APA style satisfy AEA style requirements?

I see the AEA templates as well as APA guidelines. I'm in the process of assessing the question myself, but I'm wondering if anyone has a quick answer: If I format my paper according to APA guidelines ...
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Is this a known/named style guide?

I am preparing a paper for publication and the journal requests that it is in the following style for references: https://tandf.co.uk//journals/authors/style/reference/ref_ujrs.pdf Is this a known ...
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How do I credit someone who made the trajectory file used for my thesis?

There's a trajectory file which I included a sample of in my Appendix. Here's a screenshot: Aside from stating in the Appendix text the name of the creator of the file, is there anything more I could ...
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How to cite a newspaper article with no author in APA style using MS Word?

I have cited a news story appeared in a newspaper with no author in APA style using MS Word 2013, but I don't know if I have done it in the right way. I classified it as "Article in a Periodical", but ...
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Citing multiple parts of one website APA

I'm writing a small research paper (University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor level) where I cite and reference some information from a company's website. I currently have the specific pages of the ...
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Combining bibliography styles

For a few documents I have to write during my internship I have been told to use APA notation for citing my sources and building the bibliography. Now, my problem is that some of the quotes or ...
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APA reference for uppercase word in title of book [duplicate]

I need to complete references for an assignment in APA format, but one of the books has an uppercase word in it and I'm not sure if it should remain uppercase or be changed to lowercase: The SAGE ...
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IEEE in-text citation with page number

Is the syntax used in this tex.stackexchange answer valid? The asker wants to cite a specific page in a single reference and uses the format: Some assertion [1, p. 23]. Meaning reference number 1 ...
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Advantages of different citation styles?

I find it hard to find a comprehensive overview about what kind of citation styles there are, and what should be taken into consideration to choose one. It seems to me that the most important ...
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How to reference Chinese names?

Following a question on here, I also decided to reflect on my referencing skills. My style guide APA Harvard 6th wants names as Last, First. But with Chinese names I have this problem: do I reverse ...
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Why/how APA was chosen as a standard for many fields?

My background is in mathematics where we write papers to the style guide of the particular journal, often similar to that of the largest organizations like the AMS or the MAA. I was a little ...
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APA reference same author, one dated, one not dated: which order? [closed]

If I have the same author twice in my reference list, and one work is dated and the other is not, which comes first in the list? E.g.: Lastname, F., (n.d.). Title [etc.] Lastname, F., (2019). ...
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How to properly credit other people when writing a text book?

In many textbooks, authors usually write about other people's research results without the type of detailed and extensive citations typically seen in a research paper. Often times without any credit ...
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How to merge mendeley contiguous citations in body text?

I am writing a paper by using Mendeley and I want to cite many paper at the end of a sentence such as [1-5]. But when I have inserted the citations contiguosly, it seems like [1],[2],[3],[4],[5]. How ...
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In APA, do we italicize the names of wars and treaties?

For example, is it: the Korean War or the Korean War? the Treaty of Versailles or the Treaty of Versailles?
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APA: Citing an annual report over multiple years

I have looked everywhere for an answer to this question. I don't often use APA format. In Chicago, when referencing in-text an annual report over a span of years, one simply types: (Smith, multiple ...
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Citing own results which were obtained under former name

I'm giving a talk about results I obtained in my MSc thesis, some time after which I changed my last name. The result will be published under my former name. How should I state it during the talk? I ...
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How do you cite a paper that you found online?

I found this paper online and would like to cite it. I've looked up the rules for citing conference papers, but this is not a conference paper. It's also not a book and not a website and not an essay. ...
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What is the IEEE style for a translated quotation?

I am writing my thesis in french but most of the references I have are in english. Sometimes, I would like to incorporate a direct quotation into a sentence but since my text is in another language, ...
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Chicago manual of style block quote reference placement

In the Chicago manual of style Author-Date format, what is the preferred way to place the reference to a block quote, if the author name is mentioned in the text. As Smith (2000, 3) wrote about this ...
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Changing citation reference systems

I am writing a research paper for the first time and I submitted my paper to a journal, in which the references in my paper were addressed in parentheses, as follows: ".....be preferentially located ...

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