Guide: How to cite a Patent in Clay Minerals style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in Clay Minerals style

Cite A Patent in Clay Minerals style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the Clay Minerals citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Clay Minerals style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published) Title. Location.


Cooper, O. (2015) True Self: Why Do Some People Hide Their True Self?. <> (28 April 2015).

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname, Year Published)


The author is credible because he has a great amount of knowledge in fields of psychology and has written many other articles. He says acceptance and being safe are the reasons why people hide themselves from the world. People would wear masks, hiding their true selves, to get accepted. "One of the greatest needs that one can have is the need to be accepted." (Cooper, 8) It is people's needs to get accepted in the society. "Here one may have primarily been approved of when they pleased other people and did what they wanted. Their needs, wants, desires, preferences, feelings and thoughts would have been dismissed or ignored." (Cooper, 43) People wants to get accepted because if they are accepted they can do what they want to do. In "The Time Machine", the time traveler wanted to get accepted by Eloi, so he can travel the future world. On the other hand, the Morlocks did not accept the time traveler, so the time traveler was not able to travel underground safe. In "The Road", the society has fallen, which means people would not have to get accepted by other people. As a result, chaos occurs, such as, killing, stealing, assaulting, etc... (Cooper, 2015)

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