American Journal of Political Science Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to American Journal of Political Science 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 American Journal of Political Science.

How do you cite a book in the American Journal of Political Science referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in American Journal of Political Science using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. 2000. Title. Edition. Editor First Name Editor Last Nameed. . 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, Joanne K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in American Journal of Political Science looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the American Journal of Political Science citation style?

Here’s a American Journal of Political Science journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000.“Title.” Container Volume(Issue): pages Used. URL (Accessed August 19, 2019).
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 American Journal of Political Science:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. 2007.“Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?.” 18(1): 161-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008 (Accessed August 19, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in American Journal of Political Science reference style

Here’s an American Journal of Political Science example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000.“Title.” https://www.example.com (Accessed August 19, 2019).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, Mark. 2008.“Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.” https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (Accessed August 19, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video American Journal of Political Science

Here’s a American Journal of Political Science citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000.“Title.” YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (Accessed August 19, 2019).
So how to cite a video American Journal of Political Science?
Pixar. 2015.“Pizza Clip — Inside Out.” YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (Accessed August 19, 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using American Journal of Political Science 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 American Journal of Political Science.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000.“Title.” http://www.example.com (Accessed August 19, 2019).
Podcast referencing example in American Journal of Political Science using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018.“640: Five Women.” https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (Accessed August 19, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using American Journal of Political Science referencing style?

An example song citation in American Journal of Political Science.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. Album Song Title. http://www.example.com (Accessed August 19, 2019).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in American Journal of Political Science:
The Beatles. 1969. Abbey Road Here Comes the Sun. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (Accessed August 19, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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