LITHOS Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in LITHOS style?

This is the Citationsy guide to LITHOS 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 LITHOS.

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

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

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in LITHOS format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in LITHOS is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a LITHOS 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 LITHOS:
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 LITHOS style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in LITHOS

Here’s an LITHOS 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 LITHOS in 2022

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

Here’s a LITHOS 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 LITHOS?
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 LITHOS referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in LITHOS

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 LITHOS.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in LITHOS 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 LITHOS referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in LITHOS

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