Lingua Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Lingua style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Lingua 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 Lingua.

cite Lingua  — Referencing Guide



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

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in Lingua, here’s how

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Lingua format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Lingua, follow this example

Here’s a Lingua 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 Lingua:
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 Lingua style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Lingua to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Lingua example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 7.4.2022).
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 7.4.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Lingua 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 Lingua

Here’s a Lingua citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 7.4.2022).
So how to cite a video Lingua?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 7.4.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Lingua referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Lingua

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 Lingua.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Lingua 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 Lingua 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 Lingua

An example song citation in Lingua.
Lastname, F., 2000. Song Title, Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Lingua:
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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