Guide: How to cite a Book in ACS style

Guide: How to cite a Book in ACS style

Cite A Book in ACS style

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Use the following template to cite a book using the ACS citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the ACS style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

(1) Author Surname, Author Initial. Title; Publisher: City, Year Published; p. Pages Used.

Example:

(1) American Experience,. WGBH American Experience . Surviving the Dust Bowl | PBS http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/timeline/dustbowl/ (accessed Apr 28, 2015).

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

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Example

At a meeting in Pueblo, Colorado, experts estimate that 850,000,000 tons of topsoil has blown off the Southern Plains during the course of the year... 1

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