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The Behavior Analyst Referencing Guide

How to do citations in The Behavior Analyst style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Behavior Analyst 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 Behavior Analyst.

cite The Behavior Analyst  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the The Behavior Analyst referencing style?

A book citation in The Behavior Analyst 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 The Behavior Analyst 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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
The Behavior Analyst 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 The Behavior Analyst looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the The Behavior Analyst citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in The Behavior Analyst format?

An The Behavior Analyst 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 The Behavior Analyst 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 Behavior Analyst:
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 Behavior Analyst style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in The Behavior Analyst

Here’s an The Behavior Analyst example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 29 January 2022
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 29 January 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video The Behavior Analyst

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to The Behavior Analyst, all you need it the following

Here’s a The Behavior Analyst citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 29 January 2022
So how to cite a video The Behavior Analyst?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 29 January 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using The Behavior Analyst referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in The Behavior Analyst, this is what you’ll need

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 Behavior Analyst.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 29 January 2022
Podcast referencing example in The Behavior Analyst using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 29 January 2022
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 Behavior Analyst referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in The Behavior Analyst

An example song citation in The Behavior Analyst.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 29 January 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The Behavior Analyst:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 29 January 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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