Social Science & Medicine Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


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How to do citations in Social Science & Medicine style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Social Science & Medicine 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 Science & Medicine.

cite Social Science & Medicine  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Social Science & Medicine referencing style? (2022 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 Social Science & Medicine

Here’s an example book citation in Social Science & Medicine 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 Science & Medicine 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 Science & Medicine looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Social Science & Medicine citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Social Science & Medicine format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Social Science & Medicine, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Social Science & Medicine 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 Science & Medicine:
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 Science & Medicine style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Social Science & Medicine. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Social Science & Medicine example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 6.26.2022).
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 6.26.2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Social Science & Medicine in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Social Science & Medicine

Here’s a Social Science & Medicine citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 6.26.2022).
So how to cite a video Social Science & Medicine?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 6.26.2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Social Science & Medicine referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Social Science & Medicine, 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 Science & Medicine.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Social Science & Medicine 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 Science & Medicine referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Social Science & Medicine

An example song citation in Social Science & Medicine.
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 Science & Medicine:
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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