Acta Mechanica Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Acta Mechanica style?

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

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How do you cite a book in the Acta Mechanica referencing style? (2022 Guide)

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in Acta Mechanica follow these simple steps

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Acta Mechanica citation:
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Angelou, M.: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Random House, New York (1969)
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?

How do you cite scientific papers in Acta Mechanica format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Acta Mechanica formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Acta Mechanica journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F.: Title. Container. Volume, pages Used (2000). 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 Mechanica:
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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). 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 Acta Mechanica style?

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

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 YouTube video Acta Mechanica in 2022

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

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

How to cite a podcast using Acta Mechanica referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Acta Mechanica

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?

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 Mechanica

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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