Acta Philosophica Referencing Guide

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

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

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F.Author3 LastnameA. F., Title, «Container» Volume/Issue (1/1/2000), p. pages Used [URL], accessed 17/12/2018.
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:
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 17/12/2018.
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

Citing a website in Acta Philosophica reference style

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F.Author2 LastnameA. F., Title (1/1/2000) [https://www.example.com], accessed 17/12/2018.
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 17/12/2018.
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 17/12/2018

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 do it in Acta Philosophica.
Lastname, F., Title (1/1/2000) [http://www.example.com], accessed 17/12/2018.
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 17/12/2018.
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 17/12/2018

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 17/12/2018.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album:
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun (26/9/1969) [https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150], accessed 17/12/2018.
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 17/12/2018


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