Journal of the Geological Society Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Journal of the Geological Society style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Journal of the Geological Society 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 Journal of the Geological Society.

cite Journal of the Geological Society  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Journal of the Geological Society referencing style? (2022 Guide)

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in Journal of the Geological Society follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in Journal of the Geological Society using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N. 2000. Title, Edition. Editor Last Name, E. F. N. (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:
Journal of the Geological Society citation:
Angelou, M. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. . New York, Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Journal of the Geological Society looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Journal of the Geological Society citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Journal of the Geological Society format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Journal of the Geological Society citation format.

Here’s a Journal of the Geological Society journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author3 LastnameA.F. 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 Journal of the Geological Society:
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 & Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Journal of the Geological Society style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Journal of the Geological Society, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Journal of the Geological Society example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F. & Author2 LastnameA.F. 2000. Title. https://www.example.com.
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.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Journal of the Geological Society in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Journal of the Geological Society

Here’s a Journal of the Geological Society citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Journal of the Geological Society?
Pixar. 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Journal of the Geological Society referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Journal of the Geological Society

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 Journal of the Geological Society.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. .
Podcast referencing example in Journal of the Geological Society 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 Journal of the Geological Society referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Journal of the Geological Society

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


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