Urban Studies Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Urban Studies style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Urban Studies 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 Studies.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Urban Studies

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Urban Studies format?

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

Here’s a Urban Studies journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), p. pages Used. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from 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 Studies:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. , 18(1), pp. 161-172. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from http://dx.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 Urban Studies style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Urban Studies

Here’s an Urban Studies example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from 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. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from 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 Studies in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Urban Studies

Here’s a Urban Studies citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000). Title. YouTube. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Urban Studies?
Pixar. (2015). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from 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 Studies referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Urban Studies, here’s how

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 Studies.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Urban Studies using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from 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 Studies referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Urban Studies

An example song citation in Urban Studies.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Urban Studies:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Retrieved September 29, 2022, from 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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