Acta Astronautica Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Acta Astronautica style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Acta Astronautica 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 Acta Astronautica.

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How do you cite a book in the Acta Astronautica referencing style? (2023 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Acta Astronautica

Here’s an example book citation in Acta Astronautica using placeholders:
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F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, 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:
Acta Astronautica citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Acta Astronautica looks like this: [1]


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How to reference a journal article in the Acta Astronautica citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Acta Astronautica format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Acta Astronautica, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Acta Astronautica journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) 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 Acta Astronautica:
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C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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How to cite a website in a paper in Acta Astronautica style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Acta Astronautica is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Acta Astronautica example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed February 3, 2023).
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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed February 3, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Acta Astronautica in 2023

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Acta Astronautica, all you need it the following

Here’s a Acta Astronautica citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed February 3, 2023).
So how to cite a video Acta Astronautica?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed February 3, 2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Acta Astronautica referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Acta Astronautica, this is what you’ll need

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 Acta Astronautica.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed February 3, 2023).
Podcast referencing example in Acta Astronautica using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed February 3, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Acta Astronautica referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Acta Astronautica

An example song citation in Acta Astronautica.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed February 3, 2023).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Acta Astronautica:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed February 3, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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