Political Behavior Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Political Behavior style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Political Behavior 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 Political Behavior.

cite Political Behavior  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Political Behavior referencing style? (2022 Guide)

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in Political Behavior.

Here’s an example book citation in Political Behavior 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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Political Behavior 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 Political Behavior looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Political Behavior citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Political Behavior format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Political Behavior

Here’s a Political Behavior journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/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 Political Behavior:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/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 Political Behavior style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Political Behavior

Here’s an Political Behavior example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
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 6 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Political Behavior in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Political Behavior

Here’s a Political Behavior citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 6 July 2022
So how to cite a video Political Behavior?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Political Behavior referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Political Behavior, all you need to do is the following

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 Political Behavior.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Political Behavior using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 6 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 Political Behavior referencing style?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Political Behavior

An example song citation in Political Behavior.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Political Behavior:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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