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American Fisheries Society Referencing Guide

How to do citations in American Fisheries Society style?

This is the Citationsy guide to American Fisheries Society 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 Fisheries Society.

cite American Fisheries Society  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the American Fisheries Society referencing style?

A book citation in American Fisheries Society 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 Fisheries Society using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. TitleEdition. 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 Fisheries Society citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edition. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in American Fisheries Society looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in American Fisheries Society format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in American Fisheries Society

Here’s a American Fisheries Society journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Container Volume(Issue):pages Used. Journal Name.
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 Fisheries Society:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18(1):161-172. Food Quality and Preference.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in American Fisheries Society style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in American Fisheries Society. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an American Fisheries Society example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008, November 5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video American Fisheries Society

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 Fisheries Society

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

How to cite a podcast using American Fisheries Society referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in American Fisheries Society, all you need to do is the following

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 Fisheries Society.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in American Fisheries Society using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 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 Fisheries Society 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 Fisheries Society

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


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