American Association of Petroleum Geologists Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to American Association of Petroleum Geologists citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
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How do you cite a book in the American Association of Petroleum Geologists referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in American Association of Petroleum Geologists using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N., 2000, Title: 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, J. K., 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: London, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in American Association of Petroleum Geologists looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the American Association of Petroleum Geologists citation style?

Here’s an journal article reference in American Association of Petroleum Geologists using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F., 2000, Title: Container, v. Volume, no. Issue, p. 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:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann, 2007, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?: v. 18, no. 1, p. 161-172, doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

Citing a website in American Association of Petroleum Geologists reference style

Here’s an American Association of Petroleum Geologists example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F., 2000, Title: Publisher: (accessed June 16, 2019).
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: The Guardian: (accessed June 16, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a podcast using American Association of Petroleum Geologists 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 Association of Petroleum Geologists.
Lastname, F., 2000, Title: Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in American Association of Petroleum Geologists using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018, 640: Five Women: WBEZ Radio.
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 Association of Petroleum Geologists referencing style?

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


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