American Journal of Archaeology Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the American Journal of Archaeology referencing style?

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N.Anon. 2000. January 1. Title. Ed. Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher, January 1.
So if we want to cite “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling, J.K.Anon. 1997. June 26. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, June 26.
And an in-text citation would look like this: RowlingAnon. 1997 (June 26)

How to reference a journal article in the American Journal of Archaeology citation style?

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F.Anon. 2000. January 1. “Title. ”Container Volume Issue (January 1): pages Used. doi:DOI. URL.
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. SieffermannAnon. 2007. January 1. “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. ” 18 1 (January 1): 161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Petit and SieffermannAnon. 2007 (January 1)

Citing a website in American Journal of Archaeology reference style

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F.Anon. 2000. January 1. “Title. ”. Publisher, January 1. 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.Anon. 2008. November 5. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. ”. The Guardian, November 5. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: TranAnon. 2008 (November 5)

How to cite a podcast using American Journal of Archaeology referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work. Here’s how to do it in American Journal of Archaeology.
Lastname, F.Anon. 2000. January 1. “Title. ”. Publisher, January 1. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in American Journal of Archaeology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American LifeAnon. 2018. March 2. “640: Five Women. ”. WBEZ Radio, March 2. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American LifeAnon. 2018 (March 2)

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

An example song citation in American Journal of Archaeology.
Lastname, F.Anon. 2000. January 1. Song TitleAlbum. January 1. http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album:
The BeatlesAnon. 1969. September 26. Here Comes the SunAbbey Road. September 26. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: The BeatlesAnon. 1969 (September 26)


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