Acta Astronautica Referencing Guide

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, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Acta Astronautica.

How do you cite a book in the Acta Astronautica referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Acta Astronautica looks like this: [1]

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

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

Citing a website in Acta Astronautica reference style

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 June 16, 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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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed June 16, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a podcast using Acta Astronautica 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 Acta Astronautica.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed June 16, 2019).
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 June 16, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in Acta Astronautica.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed June 16, 2019).
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 June 16, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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