Rethinking History Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Rethinking History style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Rethinking History 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 Rethinking History.

cite Rethinking History  — Referencing Guide



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

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in Rethinking History? This is how.

Here’s an example book citation in Rethinking History using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. 2000. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. 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:
Rethinking History 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 Rethinking History looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Rethinking History citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Rethinking History format?

An Rethinking History citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Rethinking History journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. “Title”. Container Volume (Issue). Journal Name: pages Used. doi: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 Rethinking History:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. 2007. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?” 18 (1). Food Quality and Preference: 161-172. doi: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 Rethinking History style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Rethinking History

Here’s an Rethinking History example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. “Title”. Publisher. https://www.example.com.
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”. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Rethinking History in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Rethinking History

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

How to cite a podcast using Rethinking History referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Rethinking History

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 Rethinking History.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. “Title”. Publisher. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Rethinking History using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Rethinking History referencing style?

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

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


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