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Social Networks Referencing Guide

How to do citations in Social Networks style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Social Networks 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 Social Networks.

cite Social Networks  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Social Networks referencing style?

A book citation in Social Networks 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 Social Networks using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. ed. 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:
Social Networks citation:
Angelou, M., 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Social Networks looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Social Networks citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Social Networks format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Social Networks

Here’s a Social Networks journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 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 Social Networks:
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 Social Networks style?

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

Here’s an Social Networks example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 1.29.2022).
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 [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 1.29.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Social Networks

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

Here’s a Social Networks citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 1.29.2022).
So how to cite a video Social Networks?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 1.29.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Social Networks referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Social Networks, all you need to do is the following

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 Social Networks.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Social Networks 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 Social Networks referencing style?

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

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


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