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

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


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

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

Here’s an example Website citation in U.S. Geological Survey using placeholders.
Template:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title, accessed June 16, 2021, at https://www.example.com.
So if we want to cite, for example, this link
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website we’d do so like this:

U.S. Geological Survey website citation:
Tran, M., 2008, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, accessed June 16, 2021, at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
Citing websites and links in U.S. Geological Survey is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation website reference in U.S. Geological Survey looks like this:
(Tran, 2008)

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

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

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Website?

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

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

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

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

An in-text reference for a Website in U.S. Geological Survey is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname and Author2 Lastname, 2000)
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