African Identities Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to African Identities 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 African Identities.

How do you cite a book in the African Identities referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in African Identities using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition). City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in African Identities looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the African Identities citation style?

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

Citing a website in African Identities reference style

Here’s an African Identities example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved August 25, 2019, 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:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Retrieved August 25, 2019, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video African Identities

Here’s a African Identities citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved August 25, 2019, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video African Identities?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Retrieved August 25, 2019, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using African Identities referencing style

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 African Identities.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in African Identities using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Retrieved from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using African Identities referencing style?

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


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