Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in ACL style

Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in ACL style

Cite A Encyclopedia article in ACL style

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Use the following template to cite a encyclopedia article 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.


David Strategist and David Strategist. 2014. 6 Characteristics Of Successful Marketers In The Digital Age.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Erickson shares his ideas of six characteristics that make a successful marketer in the Digital Age. 
Education or training outside of marketing
Programming Skills
Students of humanity
Boundless curiosity
Hyperactive Online Presence
Analytics (Strategist and Strategist, 2014)

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