Hesperia Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)

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How to do citations in Hesperia style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Hesperia 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 Hesperia.

cite Hesperia  — Referencing Guide

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Hesperia

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Hesperia format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Hesperia, follow this example

Here’s a Hesperia journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. “Title”, Container Volume, p. pages Used.
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 Hesperia:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?”, 18, pp. 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Petit and Sieffermann 2007

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

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Hesperia is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Hesperia example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. “Title”https://www.example.com.
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”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 Hesperia in 2022

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

Here’s a Hesperia citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, January 1. “Title”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Hesperia?
Pixar. 2015, June 3. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”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 Hesperia referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Hesperia

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 Hesperia.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. “Title.”
Podcast referencing example in Hesperia using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. “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 Hesperia referencing style?

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

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

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