Deutsche Sprache (German) Referencing Guide

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).

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

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling, Joanne K. (1997): Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Deutsche Sprache (German) looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

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)

Citing a website in Deutsche Sprache (German) reference style

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)

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

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?

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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