De Economist Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in De Economist style?

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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 De Economist.

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How do you cite a book in the De Economist referencing style? (2023 Guide)

A book citation in De Economist always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

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


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How to reference a journal article in the De Economist citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in De Economist format?

An De Economist citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a De Economist 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 De Economist:
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)


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How to cite a website in a paper in De Economist style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in De Economist to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an De Economist example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 3 February 2023
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 3 February 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video De Economist in 2023

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in De Economist, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a De Economist citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 3 February 2023
So how to cite a video De Economist?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 3 February 2023
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using De Economist referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in De Economist

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 De Economist.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3 February 2023
Podcast referencing example in De Economist using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 3 February 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using De Economist referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in De Economist

An example song citation in De Economist.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3 February 2023
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in De Economist:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 3 February 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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