American Antiquity Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in American Antiquity style?

This is the Citationsy guide to American Antiquity 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 American Antiquity.

cite American Antiquity  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the American Antiquity referencing style? (2022 Guide)

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in American Antiquity follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in American Antiquity using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name
2000
Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. Publisher, City, January 1.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
American Antiquity citation:
Angelou, Maya
1969
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. Random House, New York, January 26.
And an in-text citation book citation in American Antiquity looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in American Antiquity format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in American Antiquity is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a American Antiquity journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname
2000
Title. Container Volume(Issue):pages Used. DOI: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 American Antiquity:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann
2007
Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18(1):161-172. DOI:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in American Antiquity style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in American Antiquity

Here’s an American Antiquity example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname
2000
Title. Publisher, January 1. https://www.example.com, accessed May 27, 2022.
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, November 5. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, accessed May 27, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video American Antiquity in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in American Antiquity, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a American Antiquity citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName
2000
Title. YouTube. January 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX, accessed May 27, 2022.
So how to cite a video American Antiquity?
Pixar
2015
Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. June 3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ, accessed May 27, 2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using American Antiquity referencing style

Citing a podcast in American Antiquity is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Antiquity.
Lastname, Firstname
2000
Title. Publisher, January 1.
Podcast referencing example in American Antiquity using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life
2018
640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio, March 2.
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 Antiquity referencing style?

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in American Antiquity

An example song citation in American Antiquity.
Lastname, Firstname
2000
Song Title. Album. January 1.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in American Antiquity:
The Beatles
1969
Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. September 26.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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