The Design Journal Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to The Design Journal 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 Design Journal.

How to do citations in The Design Journal style?
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How do you cite a book in the The Design Journal referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in The Design Journal using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. (2000). Title. Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Name, ed. 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 Design Journal 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 Design Journal looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

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

Here’s a The Design Journal 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 The Design Journal:
Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J. (2007). “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?.”. , 18(1): 161-172
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in The Design Journal style?

Here’s an The Design Journal example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000). “Title.” . Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed April 9, 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). “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.” . Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [Accessed April 9, 2020].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video The Design Journal

Here’s a The Design Journal citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000). “Title.”. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed April 9, 2020].
So how to cite a video The Design Journal?
Pixar. (2015). “Pizza Clip — Inside Out.”. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed April 9, 2020].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using The Design Journal 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 Design Journal.
Lastname, F. (2000). “Title.”
Podcast referencing example in The Design Journal 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 The Design Journal referencing style?

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


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