How to cite a Book in U.S. Geological Survey

Use this template to cite a Book in the U.S. Geological Survey citation style.


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Citation Guide: Book in U.S. Geological Survey
Reference a Book in U.S. Geological Survey

How do you cite a Book in the U.S. Geological Survey referencing style?

Here’s an example Book citation in U.S. Geological Survey using placeholders.
Template:
Last Name, F.N., 2000, Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.): Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Backlash” by Susan Faludi we’d do so like this:

U.S. Geological Survey book citation:
Faludi, S., 1991, Backlash: Crown Publishing Group, New York City.
Citing websites and links in U.S. Geological Survey is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation book reference in U.S. Geological Survey looks like this:
(Faludi, 1991)

Frequently Asked Questions — U.S. Geological Survey Book Referencing

How do I cite a Book in U.S. Geological Survey?

You can very easily reference a Book in the “U.S. Geological Survey” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Book?

Yes — Use a U.S. Geological Survey reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Book in U.S. Geological Survey?

The U.S. Geological Survey reference for a Book is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Book in U.S. Geological Survey?

An in-text reference for a Book in U.S. Geological Survey is done like this:
(Last Name, 2000)
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