Acta Polytechnica Referencing Guide

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

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
[1]
Last Name, F.N.: Title. City: Publisher, 2000.
So if we want to cite “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
[1]
Rowling, J.K.: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 1997.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F.: Title. Container, Volume (Issue), 2000, p. pages Used.
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:
[1]
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J.: Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18 (1), 2007, p. 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in Acta Polytechnica reference style

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

How to cite a podcast using Acta Polytechnica 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 Polytechnica.
[1]
Lastname, F.: Title. Publisher, 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Acta Polytechnica using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life: 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio, 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

An example song citation in Acta Polytechnica.
[1]
Lastname, F.: Song Title. 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album:
[1]
The Beatles: Here Comes the Sun. 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


Stop doing your references by hand.

Citationsy is a no-nonsense reference collection and bibliography creation tool for people who value simplicity, privacy, and speed.

Spend time on stuff that matters.