ACS Synthetic Biology Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in ACS Synthetic Biology style?

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, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in ACS Synthetic Biology.

cite ACS Synthetic Biology  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in ACS Synthetic Biology always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
ACS Synthetic Biology 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 Synthetic Biology looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in ACS Synthetic Biology format?

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

Here’s a ACS Synthetic Biology 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 Synthetic Biology:
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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 Synthetic Biology style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in ACS Synthetic Biology

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 May23, 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 May23, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video ACS Synthetic Biology in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in ACS Synthetic Biology

Here’s a ACS Synthetic Biology citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed May23, 2022).
So how to cite a video ACS Synthetic Biology?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed May23, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using ACS Synthetic Biology referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in ACS Synthetic Biology

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?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in ACS Synthetic Biology

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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