Water SA Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Water SA 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 Water SA.

How to do citations in Water SA style?
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How do you cite a book in the Water SA referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Water SA using placeholders:
LAST NAME FN (2000) Title. (Edition). Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Water SA citation:
ROWLING JK (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. (1ˢᵗ edn). Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Water SA looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Water SA citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Water SA format?

Here’s a Water SA journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF and Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Journal Name, 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 Water SA:
PETIT C and SIEFFERMANN J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? Food Quality and Preference, 18 (1) 161-172. https://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 Water SA style?

Here’s an Water SA example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF and Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. URL: https://www.example.com (Accessed 5 April 2020).
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. URL: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (Accessed 5 April 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Water SA

Here’s a Water SA citation YouTube video example:
CHANNELNAME (2000) Title. YouTube. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (Accessed 5 April 2020).
So how to cite a video Water SA?
PIXAR (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (Accessed 5 April 2020).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Water SA referencing style

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 Water SA.
LASTNAME F (2000) Title. 1. January 2000. Publisher. (Accessed 5 April 2020). URL: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Water SA using “This American Life” episode 640:
THIS AMERICAN LIFE (2018) 640: Five Women. 2. March 2018. WBEZ Radio. (Accessed 5 April 2020). URL: 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 Water SA referencing style?

An example song citation in Water SA.
LASTNAME F (2000) Song Title. 1. January 2000. (Accessed 5 April 2020). URL: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Water SA:
THE BEATLES (1969) Here Comes the Sun. 26. September 1969. (Accessed 5 April 2020). URL: 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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