Acta Tropica Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in Acta Tropica style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Acta Tropica 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 Tropica.

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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Acta Tropica

Here’s an example book citation in Acta Tropica using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. ed. Publisher, City.
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 Tropica citation:
Angelou, M., 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Acta Tropica looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)


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

How do you cite scientific papers in Acta Tropica format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Acta Tropica in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Acta Tropica journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title. Container Volume, pages Used. 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 Tropica:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18, 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)


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

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Acta Tropica this is what you need

Here’s an Acta Tropica example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 2.9.2023).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 2.9.2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Acta Tropica in 2023

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Acta Tropica? Here’s how

Here’s a Acta Tropica citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000. Title [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed 2.9.2023).
So how to cite a video Acta Tropica?
Pixar, 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [WWW Document]. YouTube. URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed 2.9.2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Acta Tropica referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Acta Tropica, here’s how

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 Tropica.
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Acta Tropica using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

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

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Acta Tropica

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


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