ISNAD Referencing Guide
This is the Citationsy guide to ISNAD citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
How to do citations in ISNAD style?
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 ISNAD.
How do you cite a book in the ISNAD referencing style?Here’s an example book citation in ISNAD using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. Title. Editor First Name Editor Last NameEd . Edition. City: Publisher, 2000. City: Publisher, 2000.
Rowling, Joanne K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st Ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 1997. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 1997.
How to reference a journal article in the ISNAD citation style?
Here’s a ISNAD journal citation example using placeholders:
How do you cite scientific papers in ISNAD format?
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname - Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Container VOLUME/Issue (January 1, 2000): pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI.
Petit, C. - Sieffermann, J.M. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?” 18/1 (January 1, 2007): 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
How to cite a website in a paper in ISNAD style?Here’s an ISNAD example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname - Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Publisher, January 1, 2000. Publisher, January 1, 2000. https://www.example.com.
on The Guardian website:
Tran, Mark. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian, November 5, 2008. The Guardian, November 5, 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
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How to cite a YouTube video ISNADHere’s a ISNAD citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. “Title”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
Pixar. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
How to cite a podcast using ISNAD referencing styleIt is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in ISNAD.
Lastname, Firstname. “Title”. Publisher, January 1, 2000. Publisher, January 1, 2000. http://www.example.com.
This American Life. “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio, March 2, 2018. WBEZ Radio, March 2, 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
How to cite a piece of music or a song using ISNAD referencing style?An example song citation in ISNAD.
Lastname, Firstname. “Song Title”. Album. http://www.example.com.
The Beatles. “Here Comes the Sun”. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
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