South Asian Diaspora Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to South Asian Diaspora 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 South Asian Diaspora.

How do you cite a book in the South Asian Diaspora referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in South Asian Diaspora using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. 2000. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. 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, Joanne K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in South Asian Diaspora looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the South Asian Diaspora citation style?

Here’s a South Asian Diaspora journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 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 South Asian Diaspora:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. 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 South Asian Diaspora reference style

Here’s an South Asian Diaspora example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. “Title”. Publisher. 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, Mark. 2008. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video South Asian Diaspora

Here’s a South Asian Diaspora citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. “Title”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video South Asian Diaspora?
Pixar. 2015. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube. 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 South Asian Diaspora 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 South Asian Diaspora.
Lastname, Firstname. 2000. “Title”. Publisher. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in South Asian Diaspora using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/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 South Asian Diaspora referencing style?

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


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