Geographica Helvetica Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Geographica Helvetica style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Geographica Helvetica 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 Geographica Helvetica.

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How do you cite a book in the Geographica Helvetica referencing style? (2023 Guide)

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


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How to reference a journal article in the Geographica Helvetica citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Geographica Helvetica format?

An Geographica Helvetica 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 Geographica Helvetica journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F.: Title, Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used, doi:DOI, 2000.
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 Geographica Helvetica:
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J.: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, , 18(1), 161-172, doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008, 2007.
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 Geographica Helvetica style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Geographica Helvetica. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Geographica Helvetica example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F.: Title, [online] Available from: https://www.example.com (Accessed 3 February 2023), 2000.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M.: Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, [online] Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (Accessed 3 February 2023), 2008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Geographica Helvetica in 2023

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Geographica Helvetica

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

How to cite a podcast using Geographica Helvetica referencing style

Citing a podcast in Geographica Helvetica is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Geographica Helvetica.
Lastname, F.: Title, [online] Available from: http://www.example.com (Accessed 3 February 2023), 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Geographica Helvetica using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life: 640: Five Women, [online] Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (Accessed 3 February 2023), 2018.
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 Geographica Helvetica 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 Geographica Helvetica

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


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