The American Sociologist Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to The American Sociologist 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 The American Sociologist.

How to do citations in The American Sociologist style?
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How do you cite a book in the The American Sociologist referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in The American Sociologist using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (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:
The American Sociologist citation:
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in The American Sociologist looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the The American Sociologist citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in The American Sociologist format?

Here’s a The American Sociologist journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), 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 The American Sociologist:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 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 The American Sociologist style?

Here’s an The American Sociologist example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 2 June 2020
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 2 June 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video The American Sociologist

Here’s a The American Sociologist citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 2 June 2020
So how to cite a video The American Sociologist?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 2 June 2020
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using The American Sociologist 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 The American Sociologist.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 2 June 2020
Podcast referencing example in The American Sociologist using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 2 June 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using The American Sociologist referencing style?

An example song citation in The American Sociologist.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 2 June 2020
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The American Sociologist:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 2 June 2020
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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