Australian Academic & Research Libraries Referencing Guide
(updated Nov 2022)


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How to do citations in Australian Academic & Research Libraries style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Australian Academic & Research Libraries 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 Australian Academic & Research Libraries.

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How do you cite a book in the Australian Academic & Research Libraries referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Australian Academic & Research Libraries

Here’s an example book citation in Australian Academic & Research Libraries using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. 2000. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. 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:
Australian Academic & Research Libraries 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 Australian Academic & Research Libraries looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Australian Academic & Research Libraries citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Australian Academic & Research Libraries format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Australian Academic & Research Libraries citation format.

Here’s a Australian Academic & Research Libraries journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. “Title”. Container Volume (Issue). Journal Name: pages Used. doi: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 Australian Academic & Research Libraries:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. 2007. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?” 18 (1). Food Quality and Preference: 161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in Australian Academic & Research Libraries style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Australian Academic & Research Libraries? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Australian Academic & Research Libraries example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. “Title”. Publisher. 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, Mark. 2008. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian. 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 Australian Academic & Research Libraries in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Australian Academic & Research Libraries? Here’s how

Here’s a Australian Academic & Research Libraries citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. “Title”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Australian Academic & Research Libraries?
Pixar. 2015. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube. 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 Australian Academic & Research Libraries referencing style

Citing a podcast in Australian Academic & Research Libraries is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Australian Academic & Research Libraries referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Australian Academic & Research Libraries

An example song citation in Australian Academic & Research Libraries.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Australian Academic & Research Libraries:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. 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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