The Social Science Journal Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in The Social Science Journal style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Social Science 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 Social Science Journal.

cite The Social Science Journal  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in The Social Science Journal 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 Social Science Journal using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.; Edition). 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 Social Science Journal citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in The Social Science Journal looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the The Social Science Journal citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in The Social Science Journal format?

An The Social Science Journal 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 Social Science Journal 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 Social Science Journal:
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 & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in The Social Science Journal style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in The Social Science Journal this is what you need

Here’s an The Social Science Journal example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). 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, M. (2008, November 5). 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 The Social Science Journal in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in The Social Science Journal

Here’s a The Social Science Journal citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video The Social Science Journal?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). 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 The Social Science Journal referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in The Social Science Journal

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 Social Science Journal.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in The Social Science Journal 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 The Social Science Journal referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in The Social Science Journal

An example song citation in The Social Science Journal.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Song Title. In Album. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in The Social Science Journal:
The Beatles. (1969, September 26). Here Comes the Sun. In 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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