Lethaia Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Lethaia style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Lethaia 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 Lethaia.

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

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Lethaia format?

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

Here’s a Lethaia journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author3 LastnameA.F. 2000: Title. Container 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 Lethaia:
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J. 2007: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann 2007)

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

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Lethaia

Here’s an Lethaia example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000: Title. Downloaded from https://www.example.com on 24 May 2022. Publisher.
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. Downloaded from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 on 24 May 2022. The Guardian.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Lethaia in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Lethaia, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Lethaia citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000: Title. YouTube. Downloaded from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX on 24 May 2022.
So how to cite a video Lethaia?
Pixar. 2015: Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Downloaded from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ on 24 May 2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Lethaia referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Lethaia

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 Lethaia.
Lastname, F. 2000: Title. .
Podcast referencing example in Lethaia 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 Lethaia 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 Lethaia

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


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