Language in Society Referencing Guide
(updated Apr 2024)


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How to do citations in Language in Society style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Language in 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 Language in Society.

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How do you cite a book in the Language in Society referencing style? (2024 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 Language in Society

Here’s an example book citation in Language in Society using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name (2000). Title, Edition., Editor First Name 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:
Language in Society citation:
Angelou, Maya (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Language in Society looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Language in Society format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Language in Society? Here’s how

Here’s a Language in Society journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname & Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname (2000). Title. Container Volume(Issue):pages Used. Online: URL; accessed 15April2024.
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 in Society: