PS: Political Science & Politics Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in PS: Political Science & Politics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to PS: Political Science & Politics 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 PS: Political Science & Politics.

cite PS: Political Science & Politics  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the PS: Political Science & Politics referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Are you writing a research paper and want to include the works you found in a book? Here’s a simple guide to do it in PS: Political Science & Politics:

Here’s an example book citation in PS: Political Science & Politics using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. 2000. Title. Edition. Editor First Name Editor Last Nameed. . 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:
PS: Political Science & Politics citation:
Angelou, Maya. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in PS: Political Science & Politics looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the PS: Political Science & Politics citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in PS: Political Science & Politics 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 PS: Political Science & Politics, follow this example

Here’s a PS: Political Science & Politics journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000.“Title.” Container Volume(Issue): pages Used. URL (July 4, 2022).
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 PS: Political Science & Politics:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. 2007.“Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?.” 18(1): 161-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008 (July 4, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in PS: Political Science & Politics style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in PS: Political Science & Politics is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an PS: Political Science & Politics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000.“Title.” https://www.example.com (July 4, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, Mark. 2008.“Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.” https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (July 4, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video PS: Political Science & Politics in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in PS: Political Science & Politics? Here’s how

Here’s a PS: Political Science & Politics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000.“Title.” YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (July 4, 2022).
So how to cite a video PS: Political Science & Politics?
Pixar. 2015.“Pizza Clip — Inside Out.” YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (July 4, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using PS: Political Science & Politics 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 PS: Political Science & Politics, 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 PS: Political Science & Politics.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000.“Title.” http://www.example.com (July 4, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in PS: Political Science & Politics using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018.“640: Five Women.” https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (July 4, 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 PS: Political Science & Politics 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 PS: Political Science & Politics. This is all you need

An example song citation in PS: Political Science & Politics.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. Album Song Title. http://www.example.com (July 4, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in PS: Political Science & Politics:
The Beatles. 1969. Abbey Road Here Comes the Sun. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (July 4, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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