ACS Energy Letters Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in ACS Energy Letters style?

This is the Citationsy guide to ACS Energy Letters 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 ACS Energy Letters.

cite ACS Energy Letters  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the ACS Energy Letters referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in ACS Energy Letters

Here’s an example book citation in ACS Energy Letters using placeholders:
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Last Name, F. N. Title, Edition.; Editor Last Name, E. F. N., Ed.; Publisher: City, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
ACS Energy Letters citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in ACS Energy Letters looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the ACS Energy Letters citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in ACS Energy Letters format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in ACS Energy Letters is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a ACS Energy Letters journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author3 LastnameA. F. Title. Container 2000, 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 ACS Energy Letters:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?. 2007, 18 (1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in ACS Energy Letters style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in ACS Energy Letters to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an ACS Energy Letters example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author2 LastnameA. F. Title https://www.example.com (accessed May22, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed May22, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video ACS Energy Letters in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to ACS Energy Letters, all you need it the following

Here’s a ACS Energy Letters citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed May22, 2022).
So how to cite a video ACS Energy Letters?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed May22, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using ACS Energy Letters referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in ACS Energy Letters

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 ACS Energy Letters.
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Lastname, F. Title, 2000.
Podcast referencing example in ACS Energy Letters using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women, 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using ACS Energy Letters referencing style?

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

An example song citation in ACS Energy Letters.
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Lastname, F. Song Title; 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in ACS Energy Letters:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun; 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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