INDIANA Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)

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How to do citations in INDIANA style?

This is the Citationsy guide to INDIANA 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 INDIANA.

cite INDIANA  — Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the INDIANA 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 INDIANA

Here’s an example book citation in INDIANA using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N.
(E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.). 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:
INDIANA citation:
Angelou, M.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in INDIANA looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in INDIANA 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 INDIANA, follow this example

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

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

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

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

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How to cite a YouTube video INDIANA in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to INDIANA, all you need it the following

Here’s a INDIANA citation YouTube video example:
2000 (1. January)
YouTube. (2.Oct..2022).
So how to cite a video INDIANA?
2015 (3. June)
Pizza Clip — Inside Out.
YouTube. (2.Oct..2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using INDIANA referencing style

Citing a podcast in INDIANA is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 INDIANA.
Lastname, F.
2000 (1. January)
Podcast referencing example in INDIANA using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life
2018 (2. March)
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 INDIANA 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 INDIANA

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

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