American Entomologist Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in American Entomologist style?

This is the Citationsy guide to American Entomologist 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 Entomologist.

cite American Entomologist  — Referencing Guide



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

A book citation in American Entomologist always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in American Entomologist 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:
American Entomologist 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 American Entomologist looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in American Entomologist format?

An American Entomologist citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

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

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

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in American Entomologist? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an American Entomologist example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. , .
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. , .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video American Entomologist in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in American Entomologist

Here’s a American Entomologist citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube, .
So how to cite a video American Entomologist?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube, .
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using American Entomologist referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in American Entomologist

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 Entomologist.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. , .
Podcast referencing example in American Entomologist 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)

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

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in American Entomologist

An example song citation in American Entomologist.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title, Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in American Entomologist:
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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