AAPS Open Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to AAPS Open 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 AAPS Open.

How do you cite a book in the AAPS Open referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in AAPS Open 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:
Rowling JK (1997) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st edn.. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London
And an in-text citation book citation in AAPS Open looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the AAPS Open citation style?

Here’s a AAPS Open journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container. 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 AAPS Open:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. doi: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in AAPS Open reference style

Here’s an AAPS Open example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 19 Aug. 2019
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. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 19 Aug. 2019
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video AAPS Open

Here’s a AAPS Open citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 19 Aug. 2019
So how to cite a video AAPS Open?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 19 Aug. 2019
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using AAPS Open 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 AAPS Open.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in AAPS Open using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 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 AAPS Open referencing style?

An example song citation in AAPS Open.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in AAPS Open:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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