ACM Computing Surveys Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in ACM Computing Surveys style?

This is the Citationsy guide to ACM Computing Surveys 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 ACM Computing Surveys.

cite ACM Computing Surveys  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the ACM Computing Surveys referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in ACM Computing Surveys always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in ACM Computing Surveys using placeholders:
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First Name Last Name. 2000. Title (Editionth ed.). Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
ACM Computing Surveys citation:
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Maya Angelou. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in ACM Computing Surveys looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the ACM Computing Surveys citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in ACM Computing Surveys format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in ACM Computing Surveys

Here’s a ACM Computing Surveys journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. Title. Container Volume, Issue (January 2000), pages Used. DOI:https://doi.org/DOI
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 ACM Computing Surveys:
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C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 1 (January 2007), 161-172. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in ACM Computing Surveys style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in ACM Computing Surveys. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an ACM Computing Surveys example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. Title. Retrieved May 28, 2022 from 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:
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Mark Tran. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Retrieved May 28, 2022 from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video ACM Computing Surveys in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in ACM Computing Surveys

Here’s a ACM Computing Surveys citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. Retrieved May 28, 2022 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video ACM Computing Surveys?
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Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Retrieved May 28, 2022 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using ACM Computing Surveys referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in ACM Computing Surveys

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 ACM Computing Surveys.
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Firstname Lastname. 2000. Title. Retrieved May 28, 2022 from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in ACM Computing Surveys using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. Retrieved May 28, 2022 from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using ACM Computing Surveys referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in ACM Computing Surveys

An example song citation in ACM Computing Surveys.
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Firstname Lastname. 2000. Song Title. Retrieved May 28, 2022 from http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in ACM Computing Surveys:
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The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Retrieved May 28, 2022 from https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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