Rice Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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This is the Citationsy guide to Rice 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 Rice.

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

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in Rice.

Here’s an example book citation in Rice using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, 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:
Rice citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Rice looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Rice format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Rice citation format.

Here’s a Rice journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume: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 Rice:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. 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 Rice style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Rice? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Rice example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 6 Jul. 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) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Rice in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Rice, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Rice citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
So how to cite a video Rice?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Rice referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Rice

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 Rice.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Rice using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 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 Rice referencing style?

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

An example song citation in Rice.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Rice:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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