GeoJournal Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in GeoJournal style?

This is the Citationsy guide to GeoJournal 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 GeoJournal.

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

Are you writing a research paper and want to include the works you found in a book? Here’s a simple guide to do it in GeoJournal:

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in GeoJournal format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in GeoJournal in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a GeoJournal 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 GeoJournal:
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 GeoJournal 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 GeoJournal, follow this simple guide

Here’s an GeoJournal example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 30 September 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 30 September 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video GeoJournal 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 GeoJournal

Here’s a GeoJournal citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 30 September 2022
So how to cite a video GeoJournal?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 30 September 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using GeoJournal referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in GeoJournal

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 GeoJournal.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 30 September 2022
Podcast referencing example in GeoJournal using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 30 September 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 GeoJournal referencing style?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in GeoJournal

An example song citation in GeoJournal.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 30 September 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in GeoJournal:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 30 September 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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