Oikos Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Oikos 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 Oikos.

How to do citations in Oikos style?
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How do you cite a book in the Oikos referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Oikos using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title (EFN Editor Last Name, Ed.). - Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Oikos citation:
Rowling, J. K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. - Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Oikos looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Oikos citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Oikos format?

Here’s a Oikos journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. - Container Volume: pages Used.
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 Oikos:
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18: 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Oikos style?

Here’s an Oikos example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title.
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.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Oikos

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

How to cite a podcast using Oikos referencing style

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

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