Geoforum Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Geoforum style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Geoforum 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 Geoforum.

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Geoforum using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. ed. Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Geoforum citation:
Angelou, M., 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Geoforum looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Geoforum format?

An Geoforum 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 Geoforum journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title. Container Volume, 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 Geoforum:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18, 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 Geoforum 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 Geoforum, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Geoforum example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 5.18.2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 5.18.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Geoforum in 2022

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

Here’s a Geoforum citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 5.18.2022).
So how to cite a video Geoforum?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 5.18.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Geoforum referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Geoforum, this is what you’ll need

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 Geoforum.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Geoforum using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. 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 Geoforum referencing style?

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

An example song citation in Geoforum.
Lastname, F., 2000. Song Title, Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Geoforum:
The Beatles, 1969. Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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