American Physics Society Referencing Guide

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

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

Here’s an example book citation in American Physics Society using placeholders:
[1]
F. N. Last Name, Title, Edition (Publisher, City, 2000).
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:
[1]
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed. (Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London, 1997).
And an in-text citation book citation in American Physics Society looks like this:  [1]

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

Here’s an journal article reference in American Physics Society using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., Container Volume, (2000).
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:
[1]
C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, 18, (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]

Citing a website in American Physics Society reference style

Here’s an American Physics Society example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., (2000).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
[1]
M. Tran, (2008).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]

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How to cite a podcast using American Physics Society 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 Physics Society.
[1]
F. Lastname, (2000).
Podcast referencing example in American Physics Society using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life, (2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]

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

An example song citation in American Physics Society.
[1]
F. Lastname, Song Title (2000).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in American Physics Society:
[1]
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun (1969).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]


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