Guide: How to cite a Software in APS style

Guide: How to cite a Software in APS style

Cite A Software in APS style

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Use the following template to cite a software using the APS 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 APS style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Initial. Year Published. Title. City: Publisher.

Example:,. 2007. australias-pearling-industry | Available at: [Accessed May 1, 2015].

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


Between 1908 and 1935, four cyclones hit the pearling fleet at sea. Around 100 boats were destroyed and 300 men were killed. ( 2007)

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