Lithosphere Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)

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How to do citations in Lithosphere style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Lithosphere 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 Lithosphere.

cite Lithosphere  — Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the Lithosphere 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 Lithosphere, here’s how

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Lithosphere format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Lithosphere, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Lithosphere journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title: Container, v. Volume, p. pages Used, doi: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 Lithosphere:
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J., 2007, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?: v. 18, p. 161-172, doi: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 Lithosphere style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Lithosphere? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Lithosphere example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title:, (accessed July 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President:, (accessed July 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Lithosphere 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 Lithosphere

Here’s a Lithosphere citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000, Title: YouTube, (accessed July 2022).
So how to cite a video Lithosphere?
Pixar, 2015, Pizza Clip — Inside Out: YouTube, (accessed July 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Lithosphere referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Lithosphere

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 Lithosphere.
Lastname, F., 2000, Title:, (accessed July 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Lithosphere using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018, 640: Five Women:, (accessed July 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

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

An example song citation in Lithosphere.
Lastname, F., 2000, Song Title:, (accessed July 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Lithosphere:
The Beatles, 1969, Here Comes the Sun:, (accessed July 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)

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