Policy Sciences Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Policy Sciences 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 Policy Sciences.

How do you cite a book in the Policy Sciences referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Policy Sciences using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition.). City: 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:
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Policy Sciences looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Policy Sciences citation style?

Here’s a Policy Sciences journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, 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 Policy Sciences:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in Policy Sciences reference style

Here’s an Policy Sciences example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 20 September 2019
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 20 September 2019
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Policy Sciences

Here’s a Policy Sciences citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 20 September 2019
So how to cite a video Policy Sciences?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 20 September 2019
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Policy Sciences 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 Policy Sciences.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 20 September 2019
Podcast referencing example in Policy Sciences using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 20 September 2019
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

An example song citation in Policy Sciences.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 20 September 2019
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Policy Sciences:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 20 September 2019
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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