Contemporary Islam Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Contemporary Islam 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 Contemporary Islam.

How do you cite a book in the Contemporary Islam referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Contemporary Islam using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition.). 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:
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 Contemporary Islam looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Contemporary Islam citation style?

Here’s a Contemporary Islam journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), 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 Contemporary Islam:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in Contemporary Islam reference style

Here’s an Contemporary Islam example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 17 July 2019
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 17 July 2019
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Contemporary Islam

Here’s a Contemporary Islam citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 17 July 2019
So how to cite a video Contemporary Islam?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 17 July 2019
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Contemporary Islam 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 Contemporary Islam.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 17 July 2019
Podcast referencing example in Contemporary Islam using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 17 July 2019
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Contemporary Islam referencing style?

An example song citation in Contemporary Islam.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 17 July 2019
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Contemporary Islam:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 17 July 2019
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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