Latin American Perspectives Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Latin American Perspectives style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Latin American Perspectives 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 Latin American Perspectives.

cite Latin American Perspectives  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Latin American Perspectives referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Latin American Perspectives

Here’s an example book citation in Latin American Perspectives 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:
Latin American Perspectives 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 Latin American Perspectives looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Latin American Perspectives citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Latin American Perspectives format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Latin American Perspectives citation format.

Here’s a Latin American Perspectives journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F.
2000 “Title”. Container Volume (Issue): pages Used. Journal Name.
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 Latin American Perspectives:
Petit, C. and J. Sieffermann
2007 “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” 18 (1): 161-172. Food Quality and Preference.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Latin American Perspectives 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 Latin American Perspectives

Here’s an Latin American Perspectives example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F.
2000, January 1 “Title”. Publisher. https://www.example.com (accessed October 3, 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 October 3, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Latin American Perspectives in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Latin American Perspectives

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

How to cite a podcast using Latin American Perspectives 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 Latin American Perspectives

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 Latin American Perspectives.
Lastname, F.
2000, January 1 “Title”. Publisher. http://www.example.com (accessed October 3, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Latin American Perspectives using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life
2018, March 2 “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed October 3, 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 Latin American Perspectives referencing style?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Latin American Perspectives

An example song citation in Latin American Perspectives.
Lastname, F.
2000 Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com (accessed October 3, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Latin American Perspectives:
The Beatles
1969 Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed October 3, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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