Guide: How to cite a Edited book in ACS style

Guide: How to cite a Edited book in ACS style

Cite A Edited book in ACS style

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Use the following template to cite a edited 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.


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.


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


(1),. Solutions and Materials (accessed Apr 28, 2015).

In-text citation

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




Beet Juice Indicator 
Beet juice is an indicator, a substance that changes color as the pH of a solution changes. Beet juice is red in acidic solutions and blue in basic solutions.

Wash and slice a fresh beet. Place about four slices of beet into a pan containing 1 cup of water.
Heat until boiling and continue heating for about 5 minutes.
Remove the beet slices and allow the red liquid to cool.
Store in dropper bottles. 1

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