ACS Macro Letters Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the ACS Macro Letters referencing style?

Here’s an example citation 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 “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed.; Bloomsbury Publishing Inc: London, 1997.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author3 LastnameA. F. Title. Container 2000, Volume (Issue), pages Used.
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:
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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.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

Citing a website in ACS Macro Letters reference style

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author2 LastnameA. F. Title https://www.example.com (accessed Dec.17, 2018).
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 Dec.17, 2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using ACS Macro Letters referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work. Here’s how to do it in ACS Macro Letters.
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Lastname, F. Title, 2000.
Podcast referencing example in ACS Macro 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 Macro Letters referencing style?

An example song citation in ACS Macro 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:
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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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