Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in ACS style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in ACS style

Cite A Dictionary entry in ACS style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry 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. Publication Title, Year Published, Pages Used.

Example:

(1) A place in History: Aushwitz; n.d., 2011; p. Single Page.

In-text citation

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

Template

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Example

They wished to destroy our human dignity… to fill us with horror and contempt towards ourselves and our fellows… and if I did die in Auschwitz, it would be as a human being. I would hold on to my dignity. I was not going to become the contemptible disgusting brute my enemy wished me to be 1

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