Historical Social Research Referencing Guide
(updated Nov 2022)


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How to do citations in Historical Social Research style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Historical Social Research 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 Historical Social Research.

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How do you cite a book in the Historical Social Research referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Historical Social Research always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Historical Social Research using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. 2000. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. 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:
Historical Social Research citation:
Angelou, Maya. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Historical Social Research looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Historical Social Research citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Historical Social Research format?

An Historical Social Research citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Historical Social Research journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. Title. Container Volume (Issue). Journal Name: pages Used. doi: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 Historical Social Research:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence? 18 (1). Food Quality and Preference: 161-72. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in Historical Social Research style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Historical Social Research this is what you need

Here’s an Historical Social Research example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. Title. Publisher. January1. 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, Mark. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. November5. 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 Historical Social Research in 2022

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

Here’s a Historical Social Research citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. January1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Historical Social Research?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. June3. 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 Historical Social Research referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Historical Social Research

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 Historical Social Research.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Historical Social Research using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Historical Social Research 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 Historical Social Research

An example song citation in Historical Social Research.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Historical Social Research:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. 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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