Business Research Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Business Research style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Business Research 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 Research.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Business Research 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:
Business Research 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 Business Research looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Business Research format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Business Research

Here’s a Business Research journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. Title. Container Volume. Journal Name: 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 Research:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18. Food Quality and Preference: 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

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

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Business Research. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Business Research example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. Title. Publisher. January1.
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. November5.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Business Research in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Business Research

Here’s a Business Research citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. January1.
So how to cite a video Business Research?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. June3.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Business Research referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Business Research

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 Research.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. Title. Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in Business Research using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 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 Business Research referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Business Research

An example song citation in Business Research.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. Song Title. Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Business Research:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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