American Society of Civil Engineers Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to American Society of Civil Engineers 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 Society of Civil Engineers.

How do you cite a book in the American Society of Civil Engineers referencing style?

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

How to reference a journal article in the American Society of Civil Engineers citation style?

Here’s an journal article reference in American Society of Civil Engineers using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). “Title”. Container, Journal Name, 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 Sieffermann, J. (2007). “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”. Food Quality and Preference, 18(1), 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in American Society of Civil Engineers reference style

Here’s an American Society of Civil Engineers example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000). “Title”. Publisher, (Jun. 18, 2019).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008). “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian, (Jun. 18, 2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a podcast using American Society of Civil Engineers 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 Society of Civil Engineers.
Lastname, F. (2000). “Title”. Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in American Society of Civil Engineers 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 Society of Civil Engineers referencing style?

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