ACS Synthetic Biology Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to ACS Synthetic Biology citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in ACS Synthetic Biology.

How do you cite a book in the ACS Synthetic Biology referencing style?

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

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

Here’s an journal article reference in ACS Synthetic Biology 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:
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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

Citing a website in ACS Synthetic Biology reference style

Here’s an ACS Synthetic Biology example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author2 LastnameA. F. Title https://www.example.com (accessed Jun.20, 2019).
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 Jun.20, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

An example song citation in ACS Synthetic Biology.
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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 Synthetic Biology:
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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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