Acta Philosophica Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2023)


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How to do citations in Acta Philosophica style?

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Acta Philosophica using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N., Editor Last Name, E. F. N. (ed.), Title, Publisher, City 1/1/2000Edition.
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 Philosophica citation:
Angelou, M., I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Random House, New York 26/1/19691.
And an in-text citation book citation in Acta Philosophica looks like this: M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Random House, New York 26/1/19691


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Acta Philosophica format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in Acta Philosophica

Here’s a Acta Philosophica journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F.Author3 LastnameA. F., Title, «Container» Volume/Issue (1/1/2000), p. pages Used [URL], accessed 4/10/2023.
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 Philosophica:
Petit, C.Sieffermann, J., Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18/1 (1/1/2007), p. 161-172 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008], accessed 4/10/2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: C. PetitJ. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18/1 (1/1/2007), p. 161-172


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

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Acta Philosophica? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Acta Philosophica example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F.Author2 LastnameA. F., Title (1/1/2000) [https://www.example.com], accessed 4/10/2023.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President (5/11/2008) [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083], accessed 4/10/2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (5/11/2008) [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083], accessed 4/10/2023

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How to cite a YouTube video Acta Philosophica in 2023

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

Here’s a Acta Philosophica citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, Title (1/1/2000) [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX], accessed 4/10/2023.
So how to cite a video Acta Philosophica?
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out (3/6/2015) [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ], accessed 4/10/2023.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, (3/6/2015) [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ], accessed 4/10/2023

How to cite a podcast using Acta Philosophica 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 Philosophica

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 Philosophica.
Lastname, F., Title (1/1/2000) [http://www.example.com], accessed 4/10/2023.
Podcast referencing example in Acta Philosophica using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 640: Five Women (2/3/2018) [https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women], accessed 4/10/2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2/3/2018) [https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women], accessed 4/10/2023

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

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Acta Philosophica

An example song citation in Acta Philosophica.
Lastname, F., Song Title (1/1/2000) [http://www.example.com], accessed 4/10/2023.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Acta Philosophica:
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun (26/9/1969) [https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150], accessed 4/10/2023.
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, (26/9/1969) [https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150], accessed 4/10/2023


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