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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Music Streaming or Subscription

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Music Streaming or Subscription Services

Reference: Band/Artists Last name, Initials. (Year of release) 'Title of song', Title of Album. Available at: Name of streaming or subscription service (Accessed Day Month Year).

Example: Fitzgerald, E. (1964) 'My Last Affair', Live in Japan. Available at: Spotify (Accessed 20 August 2020). 


  • Artist Last name/Band name (year)
  • (Artist Last name/Band name, year)


  • Fitzgerald (1964) sings about the uselessness of starting any new relationship…..
  • In the song, 'My Last Affair' she sings about the hurt caused in love (Fitzgerald, 1964).


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