Information, Communication & Society Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Information, Communication & Society style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Information, Communication & Society 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 Information, Communication & Society.

cite Information, Communication & Society  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Information, Communication & Society referencing style? (2022 Guide)

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in Information, Communication & Society follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in Information, Communication & Society using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.; Edition). 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:
Information, Communication & Society citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Information, Communication & Society looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Information, Communication & Society citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Information, Communication & Society format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Information, Communication & Society formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Information, Communication & Society journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/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 Information, Communication & Society:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Information, Communication & Society style?

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

Here’s an Information, Communication & Society example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. 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, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. 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 Information, Communication & Society in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Information, Communication & Society? Here’s how

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

To cite a podcast episode in Information, Communication & Society, all you need to do is the following

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 Information, Communication & Society.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Information, Communication & Society 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)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Information, Communication & Society referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Information, Communication & Society

An example song citation in Information, Communication & Society.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Song Title. In Album. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Information, Communication & Society:
The Beatles. (1969, September 26). Here Comes the Sun. In 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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