GLIA Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in GLIA style?

This is the Citationsy guide to GLIA 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 GLIA.

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

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in GLIA.

Here’s an example book citation in GLIA using placeholders:
Last Name FN. 2000. Title. Edition. (Editor Last Name EFN, editor.). 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:
GLIA 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 GLIA looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in GLIA format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in GLIA

Here’s a GLIA journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. Container [Internet] Volume:pages Used. Available from: URL
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 GLIA:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 18:161-172. Available from: http://dx.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 GLIA 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 GLIA, follow this simple guide

Here’s an GLIA example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. [Internet]. Available from: 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 M. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. [Internet]. Available from: 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 GLIA in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in GLIA

Here’s a GLIA citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube [Internet]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video GLIA?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube [Internet]. Available from: 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 GLIA referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in GLIA, here’s how

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 GLIA.
Lastname F. 2000. Title. [Internet]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in GLIA using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. [Internet]. Available from: 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 GLIA referencing style?

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in GLIA

An example song citation in GLIA.
Lastname F. 2000. Song Title. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in GLIA:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Available from: 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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