American Political Science Review Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How do you cite a book in the American Political Science Review referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in American Political Science Review

Here’s an example book citation in American Political Science Review 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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
American Political Science Review citation:
Angelou, Maya. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in American Political Science Review looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in American Political Science Review format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in American Political Science Review? Here’s how

Here’s a American Political Science Review journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000.“Title.” Container Volume(Issue): pages Used. URL (May 16, 2022).
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 Political Science Review:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. 2007.“Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?.” 18(1): 161-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008 (May 16, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in American Political Science Review style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in American Political Science Review

Here’s an American Political Science Review example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000.“Title.” https://www.example.com (May 16, 2022).
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 (May 16, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video American Political Science Review in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in American Political Science Review

Here’s a American Political Science Review citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000.“Title.” YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (May 16, 2022).
So how to cite a video American Political Science Review?
Pixar. 2015.“Pizza Clip — Inside Out.” YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (May 16, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using American Political Science Review referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in American Political Science Review

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 Political Science Review.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000.“Title.” http://www.example.com (May 16, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in American Political Science Review using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018.“640: Five Women.” https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (May 16, 2022).
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 Political Science Review referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in American Political Science Review. This is all you need

An example song citation in American Political Science Review.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. Album Song Title. http://www.example.com (May 16, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in American Political Science Review:
The Beatles. 1969. Abbey Road Here Comes the Sun. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (May 16, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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