City & Community Referencing Guide

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.

How to do citations in City & Community style?
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How do you cite a book in the City & Community referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
City & Community citation:
Rowling, J. K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in City & Community looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the City & Community citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in City & Community format?

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?

Here’s an City & Community example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. “Title.”. Retrieved April 23, 2021 (
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 April 23, 2021 (
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video City & Community

Here’s a City & Community citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. “Title.” YouTube. Retrieved April 23, 2021 (
So how to cite a video City & Community?
Pixar. 2015. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out.” YouTube. Retrieved April 23, 2021 (
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using City & Community referencing style

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?

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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