WAO Journal Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in WAO Journal style?

This is the Citationsy guide to WAO 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 WAO Journal.

cite WAO Journal  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the WAO Journal 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 WAO Journal

Here’s an example book citation in WAO Journal using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. (Editor Last Name EFN, ed.). 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:
WAO Journal citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in WAO Journal looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the WAO Journal citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in WAO Journal format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in WAO Journal

Here’s a WAO Journal journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container. 2000;Volume(Issue):pages Used. doi: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 WAO Journal:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007;18(1):161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in WAO Journal style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in WAO Journal

Here’s an WAO Journal example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. https://www.example.com. Published January 1, 2000. Accessed July 2, 2022.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Published November 5, 2008. Accessed July 2, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video WAO Journal 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 WAO Journal

Here’s a WAO Journal citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Published January 1, 2000. Accessed July 2, 2022.
So how to cite a video WAO Journal?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Published June 3, 2015. Accessed July 2, 2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using WAO Journal 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 WAO 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 WAO Journal.
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Lastname F. Title. January 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed July 2, 2022.
Podcast referencing example in WAO Journal using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women. March 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed July 2, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in WAO Journal

An example song citation in WAO Journal.
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Lastname F. Song Title.; 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed July 2, 2022.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in WAO Journal:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun.; 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed July 2, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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