Library and Information Science Research Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Library and Information Science Research style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Library and Information Science Research 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 Library and Information Science Research.

cite Library and Information Science Research  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Library and Information Science Research referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Library and Information Science Research

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

How to reference a journal article in the Library and Information Science Research citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Library and Information Science Research format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Library and Information Science Research citation format.

Here’s a Library and Information Science Research 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 Library and Information Science Research:
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 & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Library and Information Science Research style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Library and Information Science Research. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Library and Information Science Research example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com
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
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Library and Information Science Research 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 Library and Information Science Research

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

How to cite a podcast using Library and Information Science Research referencing style

Citing a podcast in Library and Information Science Research is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Library and Information Science Research.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Library and Information Science Research using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/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 Library and Information Science Research referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Library and Information Science Research

An example song citation in Library and Information Science Research.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Song Title. In Album. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Library and Information Science Research:
The Beatles. (1969, September 26). Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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