Contemporary Islam Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Contemporary Islam style?

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.

cite Contemporary Islam  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Contemporary Islam referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Contemporary Islam

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Contemporary Islam 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 Contemporary Islam looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Contemporary Islam format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Contemporary Islam, follow this example

Here’s a Contemporary Islam journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), 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 Contemporary Islam:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 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 Contemporary Islam style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Contemporary Islam? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Contemporary Islam example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 25 May 2022
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 25 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Contemporary Islam in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in 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 25 May 2022
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 25 May 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Contemporary Islam referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Contemporary Islam

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 25 May 2022
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 25 May 2022
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?

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 Contemporary Islam

An example song citation in Contemporary Islam.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 25 May 2022
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 25 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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