Mind & Language Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Mind & Language style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Mind & Language 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 Mind & Language.

cite Mind & Language  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Mind & Language referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Mind & Language

Here’s an example book citation in Mind & Language using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000: Title. Edition. Edited by E. F. N. Editor Last Name. 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:
Mind & Language citation:
Angelou, M. 1969: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Mind & Language looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Mind & Language citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Mind & Language 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 Mind & Language, follow this example

Here’s a Mind & Language journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000: Title, Container,. Journal Name Volume(Issue): 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 Mind & Language:
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J. 2007: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. Food Quality and Preference 18(1): 161-72. 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 Mind & Language style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Mind & Language? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Mind & Language example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000: Title. Publisher. Available at: https://www.example.com (Accessed: 25September2022).
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. The Guardian. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (Accessed: 25September2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Mind & Language in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Mind & Language

Here’s a Mind & Language citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName 2000: Title, YouTube,. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (Accessed: 25September2022).
So how to cite a video Mind & Language?
Pixar 2015: Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube,. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (Accessed: 25September2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Mind & Language referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Mind & Language

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 Mind & Language.
Lastname, F. 2000: Title. Publisher. Available at: http://www.example.com (Accessed: 25September2022).
Podcast referencing example in Mind & Language using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life 2018: 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (Accessed: 25September2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Mind & Language referencing style?

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

An example song citation in Mind & Language.
Lastname, F. 2000: Song Title, Album,. Available at: http://www.example.com (Accessed: 25September2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Mind & Language:
The Beatles 1969: Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road,. Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (Accessed: 25September2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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