Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in APS style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in APS style

Cite A Dictionary entry in APS style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry 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.


[1] Author Initial.  Author Surname, Publication Title (Year Published).


[1] V.  Valencia, Thought Catalog (2014).

In-text citation

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




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