Geoscience Letters Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Geoscience Letters style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Geoscience Letters 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 Geoscience Letters.

cite Geoscience Letters  — Referencing Guide



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

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

Here’s an example book citation in Geoscience Letters using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Geoscience Letters citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Geoscience Letters looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Geoscience Letters citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Geoscience Letters format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Geoscience Letters citation format.

Here’s a Geoscience Letters journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/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 Geoscience Letters:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/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 Geoscience Letters style?

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

Here’s an Geoscience Letters example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 30 Sep. 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 30 Sep. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Geoscience Letters in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in Geoscience Letters

Here’s a Geoscience Letters citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022
So how to cite a video Geoscience Letters?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Geoscience Letters referencing style

Citing a podcast in Geoscience Letters is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Geoscience Letters.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Geoscience Letters using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Geoscience Letters

An example song citation in Geoscience Letters.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Geoscience Letters:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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