GLIA Referencing Guide

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.

How to do citations in GLIA style?
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How do you cite a book in the GLIA referencing style?

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?

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?

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

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

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?

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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