Urban Habitats Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Urban Habitats style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Urban Habitats 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 Urban Habitats.

cite Urban Habitats  — Referencing Guide



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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Urban Habitats

Here’s an example book citation in Urban Habitats using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Nameed. . 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:
Urban Habitats 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 Urban Habitats looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Urban Habitats citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Urban Habitats format?

An Urban Habitats 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 Urban Habitats journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Container Volume(Issue): pages Used. Retreived May 19, 2022, from the Journal Name Website: URL.
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 Urban Habitats:
Petit, C. and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1): 161-172. Retreived May 19, 2022, from the Food Quality and Preference Website: http://dx.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 Urban Habitats style?

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

Here’s an Urban Habitats example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Retreived May 19, 2022, from the Publisher Website: 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. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Retreived May 19, 2022, from the The Guardian Website: 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 Urban Habitats in 2022

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in Urban Habitats

Here’s a Urban Habitats citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. Retreived May 19, 2022, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Urban Habitats?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Retreived May 19, 2022, 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 Urban Habitats referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Urban Habitats

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 Urban Habitats.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. Retreived May 19, 2022, from the Publisher Website: http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Urban Habitats using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. Retreived May 19, 2022, from the WBEZ Radio Website: 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 Urban Habitats 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 Urban Habitats

An example song citation in Urban Habitats.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. Retreived May 19, 2022, http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Urban Habitats:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Retreived May 19, 2022, 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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