Sociological Methodology Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


Last updated:
How to do citations in Sociological Methodology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Sociological Methodology 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 Sociological Methodology.

cite Sociological Methodology  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in Sociological Methodology 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 Sociological Methodology using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title. Edition. edited by E. F. N. Editor Last Name. City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Sociological Methodology citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Sociological Methodology looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Sociological Methodology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Sociological Methodology format?

An Sociological Methodology citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Sociological Methodology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. “Title.” Container Volume(Issue):pages Used.
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 Sociological Methodology:
Petit, C. and J. Sieffermann. 2007. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?.” 18(1):161-72.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Sociological Methodology style?

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

Here’s an Sociological Methodology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. “Title.”. Retrieved June 26, 2022 (https://www.example.com).
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.”. Retrieved June 26, 2022 (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

Citing websites and links in Sociological Methodology is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension →

How to cite a YouTube video Sociological Methodology in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Sociological Methodology? Here’s how

Here’s a Sociological Methodology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. “Title.” YouTube. Retrieved June 26, 2022 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX).
So how to cite a video Sociological Methodology?
Pixar. 2015. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out.” YouTube. Retrieved June 26, 2022 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Sociological Methodology referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Sociological Methodology

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 Sociological Methodology.
Lastname, F. 2000. “Title..”
Podcast referencing example in Sociological Methodology 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 Sociological Methodology referencing style?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Sociological Methodology

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


You can automate citing and referencing any source in Sociological Methodology using Citationsy.

Cite sources using the Sociological Methodology Citation Machine

Citationsy is a reference management used by more than 200 000 students, academics, and researchers around the world.
It has a free trial and has iPhone and Android apps available. Sign up now →