Language Sciences Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Language Sciences style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Language Sciences 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 Sciences.

cite Language Sciences  — Referencing Guide



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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Language Sciences 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 Sciences 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 Sciences looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Language Sciences format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Language Sciences

Here’s a Language Sciences 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 Sciences:
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 Sciences style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Language Sciences

Here’s an Language Sciences 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 Sciences in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Language Sciences

Here’s a Language Sciences 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 Sciences?
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 Sciences 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 Sciences

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 Sciences.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Language Sciences 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 Sciences referencing style?

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Language Sciences

An example song citation in Language Sciences.
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 Sciences:
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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