American Anthropological Association Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to American Anthropological Association citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in American Anthropological Association.

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

Here’s an example book citation in American Anthropological Association using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name
2000
Title. Editor First Name Editor Last Name, ed. Edition. City: Publisher
.
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:
Rowling, Joanne K.
1997
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st edition. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc
.
And an in-text citation book citation in American Anthropological Association looks like this: (Rowling 1997)

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

Here’s an journal article reference in American Anthropological Association using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname
2000
Title. Container Volume(Issue). Journal Name: pages Used. URL, accessed June 20, 2019
.
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 June 20, 2019
.
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 American Anthropological Association example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname
2000
Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com, accessed June 20, 2019
.
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 June 20, 2019
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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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 reference a podcast it in American Anthropological Association.
Lastname, Firstname
2000
Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com, accessed June 20, 2019
.
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 June 20, 2019
.
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 June 20, 2019
.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in American Anthropological Association:
The Beatles
1969
Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150, accessed June 20, 2019
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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