Language Policy Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Language Policy style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Language Policy 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 Policy.

cite Language Policy  — Referencing Guide



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

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Language Policy format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Language Policy formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Language Policy 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 Language Policy:
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 and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Language Policy style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Language Policy is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Language Policy example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 5 July 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, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 5 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Language Policy in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Language Policy

Here’s a Language Policy citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 5 July 2022
So how to cite a video Language Policy?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 5 July 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Language Policy referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Language Policy

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 Policy.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 5 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Language Policy using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 5 July 2022
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 Policy referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Language Policy

An example song citation in Language Policy.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 5 July 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Language Policy:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 5 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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