Psychometrika Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Psychometrika style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Psychometrika 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 Psychometrika.

cite Psychometrika  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Psychometrika 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 Psychometrika 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:
Psychometrika 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 Psychometrika looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Psychometrika citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Psychometrika format?

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

Here’s a Psychometrika 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 Psychometrika:
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 Psychometrika style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Psychometrika? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Psychometrika example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 3 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 3 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Psychometrika in 2022

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

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

How to cite a podcast using Psychometrika referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Psychometrika

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 Psychometrika.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Psychometrika using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 3 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 Psychometrika referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Psychometrika

An example song citation in Psychometrika.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3 July 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Psychometrika:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 3 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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