ACS Nano Referencing Guide

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.

How to do citations in ACS Nano style?
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How do you cite a book in the ACS Nano referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
ACS Nano citation:
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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 book citation in ACS Nano looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the ACS Nano citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in ACS Nano 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:
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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 Nano style?

Here’s an ACS Nano example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author2 LastnameA. F. Title https://www.example.com (accessed Apr.5, 2020).
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 Apr.5, 2020).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video ACS Nano

Here’s a ACS Nano citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed Apr.5, 2020).
So how to cite a video ACS Nano?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed Apr.5, 2020).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using ACS Nano 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 ACS Nano.
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Lastname, F. Title, 2000.
Podcast referencing example in ACS Nano 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 Nano referencing style?

An example song citation in ACS Nano.
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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 Nano:
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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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