Society for American Archaeology Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Society for American Archaeology 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 Society for American Archaeology.

How do you cite a book in the Society for American Archaeology referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Society for American Archaeology using placeholders:
Last Name, First NameAnon.
2000
Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. Publisher, City, January 1.
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, Joanne K.Anon.
1997
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, June 26.
And an in-text citation book citation in Society for American Archaeology looks like this: (RowlingAnon. 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Society for American Archaeology citation style?

Here’s a Society for American Archaeology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 FirstnameAnon.
2000
Title. Container Volume(Issue):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 Society for American Archaeology:
Petit, C., and J.M. SieffermannAnon.
2007
Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18(1):161-172. DOI:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and SieffermannAnon. 2007)

Citing a website in Society for American Archaeology reference style

Here’s an Society for American Archaeology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 FirstnameAnon.
2000
Title. Publisher, January 1. https://www.example.com, accessed July 19, 2019.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, MarkAnon.
2008
Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian, November 5. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, accessed July 19, 2019.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (TranAnon. 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Society for American Archaeology

Here’s a Society for American Archaeology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelNameAnon.
2000
Title. YouTube. January 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX, accessed July 19, 2019.
So how to cite a video Society for American Archaeology?
PixarAnon.
2015
Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. June 3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ, accessed July 19, 2019.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (PixarAnon. 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Society for American Archaeology 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 Society for American Archaeology.
Lastname, FirstnameAnon.
2000
Title. Publisher, January 1.
Podcast referencing example in Society for American Archaeology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American LifeAnon.
2018
640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio, March 2.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American LifeAnon. 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Society for American Archaeology referencing style?

An example song citation in Society for American Archaeology.
Lastname, FirstnameAnon.
2000
Song Title. Album. January 1.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Society for American Archaeology:
The BeatlesAnon.
1969
Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. September 26.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The BeatlesAnon. 1969)


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