Demography Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Demography style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Demography 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 Demography.

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How do you cite a book in the Demography 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 Demography

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

How to reference a journal article in the Demography citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Demography format?

An Demography 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 Demography 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 Demography:
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 Demography style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Demography, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Demography example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 19 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 19 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Demography in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Demography, all you need it the following

Here’s a Demography citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 19 May 2022
So how to cite a video Demography?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 19 May 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Demography referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Demography

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 Demography.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 19 May 2022
Podcast referencing example in Demography using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 19 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 Demography referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Demography

An example song citation in Demography.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 19 May 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Demography:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 19 May 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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