Social Studies of Science Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Social Studies of Science 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 Studies of Science.

How do you cite a book in the Social Studies of Science referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Social Studies of Science using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN (ed.). City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling JK (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in Social Studies of Science looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Social Studies of Science citation style?

Here’s a Social Studies of Science journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF and Author3 LastnameAF (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 Social Studies of Science:
Petit C and Sieffermann J (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)

Citing a website in Social Studies of Science reference style

Here’s an Social Studies of Science example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF and Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Publisher. Available at: https://www.example.com (accessed 23 July 2019).
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. The Guardian. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 23 July 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Social Studies of Science

Here’s a Social Studies of Science citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 23 July 2019).
So how to cite a video Social Studies of Science?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 23 July 2019).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Social Studies of Science referencing style

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 Studies of Science.
Lastname F (2000) Title. Publisher. Available at: http://www.example.com (accessed 23 July 2019).
Podcast referencing example in Social Studies of Science using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed 23 July 2019).
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 Studies of Science referencing style?

An example song citation in Social Studies of Science.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title. Album. Available at: http://www.example.com (accessed 23 July 2019).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Social Studies of Science:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed 23 July 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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