ACS Nano Referencing Guide
(updated May 2024)


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How to do citations in ACS Nano style?

This is the Citationsy guide to ACS Nano 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 Nano.

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How do you cite a book in the ACS Nano referencing style? (2024 Guide)

Did you know there are over 2.5 million book titles published in 2021. If you find yourself trying to cite a book in ACS Nano, here’s how

Here’s an example book citation in ACS Nano 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 Nano 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 Nano looks like this: 1


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

How do you cite scientific papers in ACS Nano format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the ACS Nano citation format.

Here’s a ACS Nano 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 Nano: