Prevention Science Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Prevention Science style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Prevention Science 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 Prevention Science.

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How do you cite a book in the Prevention Science referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Prevention Science always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Prevention Science 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:
Prevention Science 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 Prevention Science looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Prevention Science citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Prevention Science format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Prevention Science citation format.

Here’s a Prevention Science 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 Prevention Science:
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 Prevention Science style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Prevention Science. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Prevention Science 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 Prevention Science in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Prevention Science, all you need it the following

Here’s a Prevention Science 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 Prevention Science?
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 Prevention Science referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Prevention Science, 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 Prevention Science.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Prevention Science 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 Prevention Science referencing style?

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Prevention Science

An example song citation in Prevention Science.
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 Prevention Science:
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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