American Marketing Association Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to American Marketing Association citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in American Marketing Association.

How do you cite a book in the American Marketing Association referencing style?

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

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

Here’s an journal article reference in American Marketing Association using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname (2000), “Title”, Container, Volume (Issue), 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:
Petit, C. and J.M. Sieffermann (2007), “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”, 18 (1), 161-72.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in American Marketing Association reference style

Here’s an American Marketing Association example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname (2000), “Title”, Publisher, (accessed June 18, 2019), [available at 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, Mark (2008), “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, The Guardian, (accessed June 18, 2019), [available at 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 podcast using American Marketing Association 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 Marketing Association.
Lastname, Firstname (2000), “Title”, Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in American Marketing Association 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 Marketing Association referencing style?

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