The Sixties Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in The Sixties style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Sixties 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 Sixties.

cite The Sixties  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the The Sixties referencing style? (2022 Guide)

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in The Sixties.

Here’s an example book citation in The Sixties using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher, 2000, City: Publisher, 2000.
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 Sixties citation:
Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House, 1969, New York: Random House, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in The Sixties looks like this: Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

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

How do you cite scientific papers in The Sixties format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the The Sixties formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a The Sixties journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Container Volume, no. Issue (January 1, 2000): 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 Sixties:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?” 18, no. 1 (January 1, 2007): 161-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Petit and Sieffermann, “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?.”

How to cite a website in a paper in The Sixties style?

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

Here’s an The Sixties example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Publisher, January 1, 2000, Publisher, January 1, 2000. 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. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian, November 5, 2008, The Guardian, November 5, 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.”

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How to cite a YouTube video The Sixties in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in The Sixties

Here’s a The Sixties citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. “Title”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video The Sixties?
Pixar. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out.”

How to cite a podcast using The Sixties referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in The Sixties

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 Sixties.
Lastname, Firstname. “Title”. Publisher, January 1, 2000, Publisher, January 1, 2000. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in The Sixties using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio, March 2, 2018, WBEZ Radio, March 2, 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women.”

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

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in The Sixties

An example song citation in The Sixties.
Lastname, Firstname. 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 The Sixties:
The Beatles. 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, Here Comes the Sun.


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