Geology Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Geology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Geology citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Geology.

cite Geology  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Geology referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Geology

Here’s an example book citation in Geology using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000, Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.): City, Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Geology citation:
Angelou, M., 1969, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: New York, Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Geology looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Geology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Geology format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Geology, follow this example

Here’s a Geology journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title: Container, v. Volume, p. pages Used, doi:DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Geology:
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J., 2007, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?: v. 18, p. 161-172, doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Geology style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Geology? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Geology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title:, https://www.example.com (accessed May 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President:, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Geology in 2022

Did you know almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Here’s how to cite one in Geology

Here’s a Geology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000, Title: YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed May 2022).
So how to cite a video Geology?
Pixar, 2015, Pizza Clip — Inside Out: YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed May 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Geology referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Geology

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Geology.
Lastname, F., 2000, Title:, http://www.example.com (accessed May 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Geology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018, 640: Five Women:, https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Geology referencing style?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Geology

An example song citation in Geology.
Lastname, F., 2000, Song Title:, http://www.example.com (accessed May 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Geology:
The Beatles, 1969, Here Comes the Sun:, https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed May 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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