Rhodora Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Rhodora style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Rhodora 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 Rhodora.

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How do you cite a book in the Rhodora referencing style? (2023 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Rhodora

Here’s an example book citation in Rhodora using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title, (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.)Edition. Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Rhodora citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edition. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Rhodora looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Rhodora format?

An Rhodora 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 Rhodora journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title Container Volume:pages Used. Journal Name.
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 Rhodora:
Petit, C. and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18:161-172. Food Quality and Preference.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in Rhodora 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 Rhodora

Here’s an Rhodora example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from 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, M. 2008, November 5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from 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 Rhodora in 2023

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Rhodora

Here’s a Rhodora citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000, January 1. Title. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Rhodora?
Pixar. 2015, June 3. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from 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 Rhodora referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Rhodora, this is what you’ll need

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 Rhodora.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Rhodora using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Rhodora 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 Rhodora. This is all you need

An example song citation in Rhodora.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title, Album. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Rhodora:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from 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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