Crime Science Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Crime Science style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Crime Science 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 Crime Science.

cite Crime Science  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Crime Science referencing style? (2022 Guide)

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

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

How to reference a journal article in the Crime Science citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Crime Science format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Crime Science formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Crime Science 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 Crime Science:
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 Crime Science style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Crime Science

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

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How to cite a YouTube video Crime Science in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Crime Science

Here’s a Crime Science citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 25 September 2022
So how to cite a video Crime Science?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 25 September 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Crime Science 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 Crime Science

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 Crime Science.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 25 September 2022
Podcast referencing example in Crime Science 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 September 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 Crime Science referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Crime Science is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Crime Science.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 25 September 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Crime Science:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 25 September 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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