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ISO-690 (author-date, French) Referencing Guide

How to do citations in ISO-690 (author-date, French) style?

This is the Citationsy guide to ISO-690 (author-date, French) 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 ISO-690 (author-date, French).

cite ISO-690 (author-date, French)  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the ISO-690 (author-date, French) referencing style?

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 ISO-690 (author-date, French)

Here’s an example book citation in ISO-690 (author-date, French) using placeholders:
LAST NAME, First Name, 2000. Title. Edition. City : Publisher. ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
ISO-690 (author-date, French) citation:
ANGELOU, Maya, 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1. New York : Random House. ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in ISO-690 (author-date, French) looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the ISO-690 (author-date, French) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in ISO-690 (author-date, French) format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in ISO-690 (author-date, French) is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a ISO-690 (author-date, French) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname, 2000. Title. Container [en ligne]. 1 January 2000. Vol. Volume, n° Issue, pp. pages Used. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. DOI DOI. Disponible à l’adresse : URL
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 ISO-690 (author-date, French):
PETIT, C. and SIEFFERMANN, J.M., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [en ligne]. 1 January 2007. Vol. 18, n° 1, pp. 161-172. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. DOI 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. Disponible à l’adresse : http://dx.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 ISO-690 (author-date, French) style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in ISO-690 (author-date, French) is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an ISO-690 (author-date, French) example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname, 2000. Title. [en ligne]. 1 January 2000. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. Disponible à l’adresse : 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. [en ligne]. 5 November 2008. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. Disponible à l’adresse : 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 ISO-690 (author-date, French)

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in ISO-690 (author-date, French)

Here’s a ISO-690 (author-date, French) citation YouTube video example:
CHANNELNAME, 2000. Title. YouTube [en ligne]. 1 January 2000. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. Disponible à l’adresse : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video ISO-690 (author-date, French)?
PIXAR, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube [en ligne]. 3 June 2015. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. Disponible à l’adresse : 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 ISO-690 (author-date, French) 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 ISO-690 (author-date, French)

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 ISO-690 (author-date, French).
LASTNAME, Firstname, 2000. Title [en ligne]. 1 January 2000. Publisher. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. Disponible à l’adresse : http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in ISO-690 (author-date, French) using “This American Life” episode 640:
THIS AMERICAN LIFE, 2018. 640: Five Women [en ligne]. 2 March 2018. WBEZ Radio. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. Disponible à l’adresse : 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 ISO-690 (author-date, French) referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in ISO-690 (author-date, French)

An example song citation in ISO-690 (author-date, French).
LASTNAME, Firstname, 2000. Song Title [en ligne]. 1 January 2000. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. Disponible à l’adresse : http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in ISO-690 (author-date, French):
THE BEATLES, 1969. Here Comes the Sun [en ligne]. 26 September 1969. [Consulté le 29 January 2022]. Disponible à l’adresse : 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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