Historical Social Research Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2024)


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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? (2024 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: