African Zoology Referencing Guide

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

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
LAST NAME, F. N. 2000. Title (Edition). Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite “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 edition). Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Container Volume:pages Used. Journal Name.
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:
PETIT, C. & SIEFFERMANN, J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18:161-172. Food Quality and Preference.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in African Zoology reference style

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher.
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. The Guardian.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

How to cite a podcast using African Zoology referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work. Here’s how to do it in African Zoology.
LASTNAME, F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in African Zoology using “This American Life” episode 640:
THIS AMERICAN LIFE. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio.
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 Zoology referencing style?

An example song citation in African Zoology.
LASTNAME, F. 2000. Song Title.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album:
THE BEATLES. 1969. Here Comes the Sun.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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