Tsaqafah Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Tsaqafah style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Tsaqafah 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 Tsaqafah.

cite Tsaqafah  — Referencing Guide



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

When writing an academic paper, you will surely come across the challenge of citing a book properly. Here’s how to do it in Tsaqafah:

Here’s an example book citation in Tsaqafah using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. Edition edition, ed. by E.F.N. Editor Last Name. 2000, Title, 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:
Tsaqafah citation:
Angelou, M. 1st edition. 1969, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Tsaqafah looks like this: M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edition (New York: Random House, 1969).

How to reference a journal article in the Tsaqafah citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Tsaqafah format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Tsaqafah

Here’s a Tsaqafah journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author3 LastnameA.F. vol. Volume, no. Issue. 2000, “Title”, Container, Journal Name. p. 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 Tsaqafah:
Petit, C. and J. Sieffermann. vols. 18, no. 1. 2007, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, Food Quality and Preference. pp. 161-72 [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008].
And an in-text citation would look like this: C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, vols. 18, no. 1 (Food Quality and Preference, 2007), pp. 161-72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008, accessed 26May2022.

How to cite a website in a paper in Tsaqafah style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Tsaqafah? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Tsaqafah example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. and Author2 LastnameA.F. 1Jan2000, Title, Publisher. https://www.example.com, accessed 26May2022.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 5Nov2008, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, accessed 26May2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President (The Guardian, 5Nov2008), https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, accessed 26May2022.

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How to cite a YouTube video Tsaqafah in 2022

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

Here’s a Tsaqafah citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 1Jan2000, “Title”, YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX, accessed 26May2022.
So how to cite a video Tsaqafah?
Pixar. 3Jun2015, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ, accessed 26May2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube (3Jun2015), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ, accessed 26May2022.

How to cite a podcast using Tsaqafah referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Tsaqafah, all you need to do is the following

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 Tsaqafah.
Lastname, F. 2000, Title, Publisher. http://www.example.com, accessed 26May2022.
Podcast referencing example in Tsaqafah using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, 640: Five Women, WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women, accessed 26May2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, 640: Five Women (WBEZ Radio, 2018), https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women, accessed 26May2022.

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

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Tsaqafah

An example song citation in Tsaqafah.
Lastname, F. 2000, “Song Title”, Album. http://www.example.com, accessed 26May2022.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Tsaqafah:
The Beatles. 1969, “Here Comes the Sun”, Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150, accessed 26May2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, “Here Comes the Sun”, Abbey Road (1969), https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150, accessed 26May2022.


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