Webbia Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Webbia style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Webbia 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 Webbia.

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

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in Webbia? This is how.

Here’s an example book citation in Webbia using placeholders:
Last Name FN. 2000. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. 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:
Webbia 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 Webbia looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Webbia 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 Webbia

Here’s a Webbia journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. 2000. Title. Container [Internet]. [accessed 2022 Jul. 2] Volume(Issue):pages Used. 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 Webbia:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? [Internet]. [Internet]. [accessed 2022 Jul. 2] 18(1):161-172. 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 Webbia 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 Webbia

Here’s an Webbia example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. 2000. Title [Internet]. [Internet]. [accessed 2022 Jul. 2]. 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 [Internet]. [Internet]. [accessed 2022 Jul. 2]. 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 Webbia in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Webbia, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Webbia citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube [Internet]. [accessed 2022 Jul. 2]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Webbia?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube [Internet]. [accessed 2022 Jul. 2]. 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 Webbia 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 Webbia

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 Webbia.
Lastname F. 2000. Title [Internet]. [Internet]. [accessed 2022 Jul. 2]. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Webbia using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women [Internet]. [Internet]. [accessed 2022 Jul. 2]. 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 Webbia referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Webbia

An example song citation in Webbia.
Lastname F. 2000. Song Title. [place unknown]; [accessed 2022 Jul. 2]. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Webbia:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. [place unknown]; [accessed 2022 Jul. 2]. 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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