Language and Communication Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Language and Communication style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Language and Communication 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 Language and Communication.

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How do you cite a book in the Language and Communication referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Language and Communication

Here’s an example book citation in Language and Communication using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. ed. Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Language and Communication citation:
Angelou, M., 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Language and Communication looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Language and Communication citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Language and Communication 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 Language and Communication, follow this example

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

How to cite a website in a paper in Language and Communication style?

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

Here’s an Language and Communication example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 7.6.2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 7.6.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Language and Communication in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Language and Communication, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Language and Communication citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 7.6.2022).
So how to cite a video Language and Communication?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 7.6.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Language and Communication 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 Language and Communication

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 Language and Communication.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Language and Communication using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. 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 Language and Communication referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Language and Communication is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Language and Communication.
Lastname, F., 2000. Song Title, Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Language and Communication:
The Beatles, 1969. Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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