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

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

Cite A E-book or PDF in ACM style

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

Reference list

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

Template:

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

Example:

Moor, D., Creswick, N. and Prest, W., 2009. Brief History of Football Kit Design - Historical Football Kits. Historicalkits.co.uk.

In-text citation

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

Template

[Author Surname Year Published]

Example

"Each player must provide himself with a red and dark blue flannel cap, one colour to be worn by each side." [Moor et al. 2009]

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