ACM Transactions on the Web Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in ACM Transactions on the Web style?

This is the Citationsy guide to ACM Transactions on the Web 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 Transactions on the Web.

cite ACM Transactions on the Web  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the ACM Transactions on the Web referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in ACM Transactions on the Web

Here’s an example book citation in ACM Transactions on the Web using placeholders:
[1]
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 Transactions on the Web citation:
[1]
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 Transactions on the Web looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the ACM Transactions on the Web citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in ACM Transactions on the Web format?

An ACM Transactions on the Web citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a ACM Transactions on the Web journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
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 Transactions on the Web:
[1]
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 Transactions on the Web style?

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

Here’s an ACM Transactions on the Web example website reference:
[1]
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. Title. Retrieved July 3, 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:
[1]
Mark Tran. 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Retrieved July 3, 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 Transactions on the Web 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 Transactions on the Web

Here’s a ACM Transactions on the Web citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTube. Retrieved July 3, 2022 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video ACM Transactions on the Web?
[1]
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Retrieved July 3, 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 Transactions on the Web referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in ACM Transactions on the Web

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 Transactions on the Web.
[1]
Firstname Lastname. 2000. Title. Retrieved July 3, 2022 from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in ACM Transactions on the Web using “This American Life” episode 640:
[1]
This American Life. 2018. 640: Five Women. Retrieved July 3, 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 Transactions on the Web referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in ACM Transactions on the Web is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in ACM Transactions on the Web.
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Firstname Lastname. 2000. Song Title. Retrieved July 3, 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 Transactions on the Web:
[1]
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Retrieved July 3, 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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