Public Choice Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Public Choice style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Public Choice 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 Public Choice.

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

When writing an academic paper, you will surely come across the challenge of citing a book properly. Here’s how to do it in Public Choice:

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

How to reference a journal article in the Public Choice citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Public Choice format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Public Choice? Here’s how

Here’s a Public Choice 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 Public Choice:
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 Public Choice style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Public Choice to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Public Choice example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 7 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 7 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Public Choice in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Public Choice

Here’s a Public Choice citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 7 July 2022
So how to cite a video Public Choice?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 7 July 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Public Choice 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 Public Choice

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 Public Choice.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 7 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Public Choice using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 7 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 Public Choice referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Public Choice is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Public Choice.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 7 July 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Public Choice:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 7 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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