Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in APS style

Guide: How to cite a Encyclopedia article in APS style

Cite A Encyclopedia article in APS style

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Use the following template to cite a encyclopedia article 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 Surname, Author Initial. Year Published. Title. Publication Title Pages Used.


1.,. 2015. De Beers Group. Available at: [Accessed April 21, 2015].

In-text citation

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




The inability to distinguish confidently synthetics from natural gem diamonds could lead to a collapse of consumer and trade confidence in the value-perception of, and desire for, natural gem diamonds. This may ultimately lead to consumer abandoning the category, temporarily or permanently.  De Beers have been working hard over many years to minimise the risks to consumer confidence resulting from deliberate or inadvertent disclosed synthetics, it also has invested nearly US 65 million in research over the last 30 years to develop sophisticated technology, including Diamond Sure, Diamond view and Diamond Plus, that can readily detect all types of gem synthetics, providing consumer with the confidence that they are unknowingly purchasing an undisclosed synthetic instead of natural gem (1)

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