Portuguese Studies Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Portuguese Studies style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Portuguese Studies 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 Portuguese Studies.

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How do you cite a book in the Portuguese Studies 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 Portuguese Studies.

Here’s an example book citation in Portuguese Studies using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name, Title, ed. by Editor First Name Editor Last Name, , , Edition (City: Publisher, 2000)
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Portuguese Studies citation:
Angelou, Maya, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, , , 1st edn (New York: Random House, 1969)
And an in-text citation book citation in Portuguese Studies looks like this: Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, , , 1st edn (New York: Random House, 1969).

How to reference a journal article in the Portuguese Studies citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Portuguese Studies 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 Portuguese Studies, follow this example

Here’s a Portuguese Studies journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname, “Title”, Container, , , Volume.Issue (2000), 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 Portuguese Studies:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann, “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?”, , , 18.1 (2007), 161-72
And an in-text citation would look like this: C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann, “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?”, , , 18.1 (2007), 161-72 .

How to cite a website in a paper in Portuguese Studies style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Portuguese Studies is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Portuguese Studies example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname, “Title”, , (Publisher, 2000) [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, Mark, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, , (The Guardian, 2008) [accessed 6 July 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: Mark Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, , (The Guardian, 2008) [accessed 6 July 2022].

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How to cite a YouTube video Portuguese Studies 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 Portuguese Studies

Here’s a Portuguese Studies citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, “Title”, YouTube, , , 2000 [accessed 6 July 2022]
So how to cite a video Portuguese Studies?
Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, , , 2015 [accessed 6 July 2022]
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, , , 2015 [accessed 6 July 2022].

How to cite a podcast using Portuguese Studies referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Portuguese Studies

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 Portuguese Studies.
Lastname, Firstname, “Title”, , (Publisher, 2000) [accessed 6 July 2022]
Podcast referencing example in Portuguese Studies using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, “640: Five Women”, , (WBEZ Radio, 2018) [accessed 6 July 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women”, , (WBEZ Radio, 2018) [accessed 6 July 2022].

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

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Portuguese Studies

An example song citation in Portuguese Studies.
Lastname, Firstname, Song Title, Album, , , 2000 [accessed 6 July 2022]
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Portuguese Studies:
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road, , , 1969 [accessed 6 July 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road, , , 1969 [accessed 6 July 2022].


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