Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in Political Studies style

Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in Political Studies style

Cite A Encyclopedia article in Political Studies style

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Use the following template to cite a encyclopedia article using the Political Studies citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Political Studies style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published) 'Title', Publication TitleCity: Publisher, p. Pages Used.

Example:

Dictionary.com, (2015) the definition of nothing new under the sun [online]. . Available from: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/nothing%20new%20under%20the%20sun [Accessed28 April 2015 ]

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun. (Dictionary.com, 2015)

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