How to cite a Journal Article in U.S. Geological Survey

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


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Citation Guide: Journal Article in U.S. Geological Survey
Reference a Journal Article in U.S. Geological Survey

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

Here’s an example Journal Article citation in U.S. Geological Survey using placeholders.
Template:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title: Container, v. Volume, no. Issue, p. pages Used.
So if we want to cite, for example, this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann we’d do so like this:

U.S. Geological Survey Journal Article citation:
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J., 2007, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?: v. 18, no. 1, p. 161-172.
Citing websites and links in U.S. Geological Survey is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation Journal Article reference in U.S. Geological Survey looks like this:
(Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

Frequently Asked Questions — U.S. Geological Survey Journal Article Referencing

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

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Journal Article?

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

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

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

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

An in-text reference for a Journal Article in U.S. Geological Survey is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname and Author3 Lastname, 2000)
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