American Anthropological Association Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the American Anthropological Association referencing style?

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

How to reference a journal article in the American Anthropological Association citation style?

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname
2000
Title. Container Volume(Issue). Journal Name: pages Used. URL, accessed December 17, 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., and J.M. Sieffermann
2007
Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence? 18(1). Food Quality and Preference: 161-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008, accessed December 17, 2018
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in American Anthropological Association reference style

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname
2000
Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com, accessed December 17, 2018
.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, Mark
2008
Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, accessed December 17, 2018
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

How to cite a podcast using American Anthropological Association 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 American Anthropological Association.
Lastname, Firstname
2000
Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com, accessed December 17, 2018
.
Podcast referencing example in American Anthropological Association using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life
2018
640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women, accessed December 17, 2018
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using American Anthropological Association referencing style?

An example song citation in American Anthropological Association.
Lastname, Firstname
2000
Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com, accessed December 17, 2018
.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album:
The Beatles
1969
Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150, accessed December 17, 2018
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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