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ACS - Referencing Guide

A-V Materials


Standard format for citation

#. Person, A. A. responsibility. Title: Subtitle [Format]. Publisher, Year.


Standard format for YouTube/Vimeo video citation

#. Author, A. A. OR Screen name. Title of Video. YouTube OR VimeoMonth Day, Year uploaded. Internet address of specific video (accessed Year-Month-Day).


Radio programme

1. White, S. director. Peak Phosphorus Concerns Prompt Research [Radio Broadcast]. Innovations, Sept 20, 2010. ABC Radio.

Sound recordings

2. Bryant, S. writer. The Story of the Internet [Sound Recording]. Pearson Education, 2008.


3. Davis, J. producer, scriptwriter. Chemistry of Carbon [DVD]. Classroom Video, 2005.


4. Ilievski, D.; et al. Relationship Between Hydrodynamics and Gibbsite Precipitation [Microfiche]. Minerals and Energy Research Institute of Western Australia, 1999.

Television programme

5. Lazaredes, N. reporter. Frankenstein`s Farm [Television Broadcast]. Dateline, July 25, 2001. Special Broadcasting Service (SBS).

Video recording

6. Lines, J. director; Dechian, S. writer; De Robbio, M. producer. Chemical Equations in the Real World [Videorecording]. Video Education Australasia, 2009.

YouTube/Vimeo video

7. NRK.  Medieval Helpdesk with English Subtitles. YouTube, February 26, 2007. (accessed 2014-01-28).

8. American Chemical Society. Game of Thrones Science: Sword Making and Valyrian Steel. Reactions. YouTube, April 15, 2015. (accessed 2019-02-28).

See the All Examples page for examples of in-text and reference list entries for specific resources such as articles, a-v material, books and web pages.