Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in ACL style

Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in ACL style

Cite A E-book or PDF in ACL style

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Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the ACL 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 ACL style.

Reference list

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


Author Forename Author Surname. Year Published. Title. Publisher, City, edition.


Donal Ryan. 2015. Marketing an introduction for irish students. Gill & Macmillan, 2nd edition.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Marketing is the process where by a product or service is displayed and promoted to potential consumers (Ryan, 2015)

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