Deutsche Sprache (German) Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Deutsche Sprache (German) style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Deutsche Sprache (German) 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 Deutsche Sprache (German).

cite Deutsche Sprache (German)  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Deutsche Sprache (German) referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Deutsche Sprache (German)

Here’s an example book citation in Deutsche Sprache (German) using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name (2000): Title. 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:
Deutsche Sprache (German) citation:
Angelou, Maya (1969): I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Deutsche Sprache (German) looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Deutsche Sprache (German) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Deutsche Sprache (German) format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Deutsche Sprache (German)

Here’s a Deutsche Sprache (German) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname/Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname (2000): Title. In: Container Volume, p. pages Used.
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 Deutsche Sprache (German):
Petit, C./Sieffermann, J.M. (2007): Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. In: 18, p. 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit/Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Deutsche Sprache (German) style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Deutsche Sprache (German)? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Deutsche Sprache (German) example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname/Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname (2000): Title. Publisher. Online: https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, Mark (2008): Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Deutsche Sprache (German) 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 Deutsche Sprache (German)

Here’s a Deutsche Sprache (German) citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000): Title. In: YouTube. Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Deutsche Sprache (German)?
Pixar (2015): Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Deutsche Sprache (German) referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Deutsche Sprache (German)

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 Deutsche Sprache (German).
Lastname, Firstname (2000): Title. Publisher. Online: http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Deutsche Sprache (German) using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018): 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Online: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Deutsche Sprache (German) referencing style?

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Deutsche Sprache (German)

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


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