Acta Philosophica Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Acta Philosophica 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 Philosophica.

How to do citations in Acta Philosophica style?
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How do you cite a book in the Acta Philosophica referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Acta Philosophica citation:
Rowling, J. K., Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London 26/6/19971.
And an in-text citation book citation in Acta Philosophica looks like this: J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London 26/6/19971

How to reference a journal article in the Acta Philosophica citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in Acta Philosophica format?

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 5/4/2020.
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 5/4/2020.
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

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

Here’s an Acta Philosophica example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F.Author2 LastnameA. F., Title (1/1/2000) [https://www.example.com], accessed 5/4/2020.
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 5/4/2020.
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 5/4/2020

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How to cite a YouTube video Acta Philosophica

Here’s a Acta Philosophica citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, Title (1/1/2000) [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX], accessed 5/4/2020.
So how to cite a video Acta Philosophica?
Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out (3/6/2015) [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ], accessed 5/4/2020.
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 5/4/2020

How to cite a podcast using Acta Philosophica 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 Philosophica.
Lastname, F., Title (1/1/2000) [http://www.example.com], accessed 5/4/2020.
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 5/4/2020.
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 5/4/2020

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

An example song citation in Acta Philosophica.
Lastname, F., Song Title (1/1/2000) [http://www.example.com], accessed 5/4/2020.
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 5/4/2020.
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 5/4/2020


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