City & Community Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)

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How to do citations in City & Community style?

This is the Citationsy guide to City & Community 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 City & Community.

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How do you cite a book in the City & Community referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in City & Community

Here’s an example book citation in City & Community using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title. Edition. edited by E. F. N. Editor Last Name. 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:
City & Community citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in City & Community looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the City & Community citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in City & Community format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in City & Community is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a City & Community journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. “Title.” Container Volume(Issue):pages Used.
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 City & Community:
Petit, C. and J. Sieffermann. 2007. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?.” 18(1):161-72.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in City & Community style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in City & Community? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an City & Community example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. “Title.”. Retrieved July 5, 2022 (
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.”. Retrieved July 5, 2022 (
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video City & Community in 2022

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in City & Community

Here’s a City & Community citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. “Title.” YouTube. Retrieved July 5, 2022 (
So how to cite a video City & Community?
Pixar. 2015. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out.” YouTube. Retrieved July 5, 2022 (
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using City & Community referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in City & Community, this is what you’ll need

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 City & Community.
Lastname, F. 2000. “Title..”
Podcast referencing example in City & Community using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. “640: Five Women..”
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using City & Community referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in City & Community

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

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