Guide: How to cite a Patent in First Monday style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in First Monday style

Cite A Patent in First Monday style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the First Monday 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.

Key:

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

Reference list

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

Template:

Author Surname Author Forename, Year Published. 'Title',.

Example:

Smith T., 1995. 'Fear of living', BMJ, volume 311, number7001, pp. 395-395, and at http://www.bmj.com/content/311/7001/395.1.short, accessed: 25 April 2015.

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

Most children and young adults enjoy frightening themselves—at least to some extent. This is the appeal of rollercoasters and horror films and part of the attraction of outdoor activities such as downhill skiing. How much the wish to get the adrenaline going persists later in life seems very variable. (Smith, 1995)

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