Glossa Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)

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How to do citations in Glossa style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Glossa 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 Glossa.

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How do you cite a book in the Glossa 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 Glossa.

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Glossa format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Glossa is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Glossa journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. Container Volume(Issue). pages Used. 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 Glossa:
Petit, C. & J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18(1). 161-172. DOI:
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Glossa style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Glossa? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Glossa example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000, January 1. Title. ( (Accessed 2022-9-25)
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008, November 5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. ( (Accessed 2022-9-25)
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Glossa in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Glossa

Here’s a Glossa citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, January 1. Title. ( (Accessed 2022-9-25)
So how to cite a video Glossa?
Pixar. 2015, June 3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. ( (Accessed 2022-9-25)
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Glossa referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Glossa, 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 Glossa.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher. Retrieved from
Podcast referencing example in Glossa using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Retrieved from
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Glossa referencing style?

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

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

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