Acta Mechanica Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Acta Mechanica 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 Mechanica.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Acta Mechanica using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N.: Title. 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. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London (1997)
And an in-text citation book citation in Acta Mechanica looks like this: [1]

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

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

Citing a website in Acta Mechanica reference style

Here’s an Acta Mechanica example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F.: Title, https://www.example.com
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
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a podcast using Acta Mechanica 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 Mechanica.
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Lastname, F.: Title, http://www.example.com, (2000)
Podcast referencing example in Acta Mechanica using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life: 640: Five Women, https://thisamericanlife.org/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 Acta Mechanica referencing style?

An example song citation in Acta Mechanica.
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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 Acta Mechanica:
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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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