Business History Referencing Guide
(updated Aug 2022)


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How to do citations in Business History style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Business History 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 Business History.

cite Business History  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Business History referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Business History

Here’s an example book citation in Business History using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher, 2000, City: Publisher, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Business History citation:
Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House, 1969, New York: Random House, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Business History looks like this: Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

How to reference a journal article in the Business History citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Business History format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Business History is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Business History journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Container Volume, no. Issue (January 1, 2000): 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 Business History:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?” 18, no. 1 (January 1, 2007): 161-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Petit and Sieffermann, “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?.”

How to cite a website in a paper in Business History style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Business History is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Business History example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Publisher, January 1, 2000, Publisher, January 1, 2000. 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. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian, November 5, 2008, The Guardian, November 5, 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.”

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How to cite a YouTube video Business History in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Business History? Here’s how

Here’s a Business History citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. “Title”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Business History?
Pixar. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out.”

How to cite a podcast using Business History referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Business History, all you need to do is the following

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 Business History.
Lastname, Firstname. “Title”. Publisher, January 1, 2000, Publisher, January 1, 2000. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Business History using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio, March 2, 2018, WBEZ Radio, March 2, 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women.”

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Business History 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 Business History

An example song citation in Business History.
Lastname, Firstname. 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 Business History:
The Beatles. 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, Here Comes the Sun.


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