American Physics Society Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in American Physics Society style?

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, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in American Physics Society.

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

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in American Physics Society.

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, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
American Physics Society citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. (Random House, New York, 1969).
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?

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

Citing a research paper or journal article in American Physics Society is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a American Physics Society journal citation example 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 in American Physics Society:
[1]
C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, 18, (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this:  [1]

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

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in American Physics Society to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

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 YouTube video American Physics Society in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in American Physics Society

Here’s a American Physics Society citation YouTube video example:
[1]
ChannelName, YouTube (2000).
So how to cite a video American Physics Society?
[1]
Pixar, YouTube (2015).
And an in-text video citation would look like this:  [1]

How to cite a podcast using American Physics Society referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in American Physics Society

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?

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in American Physics Society

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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