Laws Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Laws style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Laws 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 Laws.

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How do you cite a book in the Laws referencing style? (2022 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 Laws

Here’s an example book citation in Laws using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Laws citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Laws looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Laws citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Laws format?

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

Here’s a Laws journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. Container 2000, Volume, pages Used.
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 Laws:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Laws style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Laws? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Laws example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on Jul.6, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on Jul.6, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Laws 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 Laws

Here’s a Laws citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on Jul.6, 2022).
So how to cite a video Laws?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on Jul.6, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Laws referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Laws, here’s how

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 Laws.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Laws using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Laws referencing style?

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

An example song citation in Laws.
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Lastname, F. Song Title; 2000;.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Laws:
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The Beatles Here Comes the Sun; 1969;.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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