Palaios Referencing Guide
(updated Dec 2023)


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How to do citations in Palaios style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Palaios 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 Palaios.

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How do you cite a book in the Palaios referencing style? (2023 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 Palaios

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


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Palaios format?

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

Here’s a Palaios journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title: Container, v. Volume, p. pages Used, doi: DOI. URL. Checked December2023.
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 Palaios:
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. Checked December2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in Palaios 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 Palaios

Here’s an Palaios example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title: https://www.example.com. Checked December2023.
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: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Checked December2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Palaios in 2023

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 Palaios

Here’s a Palaios citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000, Title: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Checked December2023.
So how to cite a video Palaios?
Pixar, 2015, Pizza Clip — Inside Out: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Checked December2023.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Palaios referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Palaios, here’s how

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 Palaios.
Lastname, F., 2000, Title: http://www.example.com. Checked December2023.
Podcast referencing example in Palaios using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018, 640: Five Women: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Checked December2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Palaios. This is all you need

An example song citation in Palaios.
Lastname, F., 2000, Song Title: http://www.example.com. Checked December2023.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Palaios:
The Beatles, 1969, Here Comes the Sun: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Checked December2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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