The Geological Society of London Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in The Geological Society of London style?

This is the Citationsy guide to The Geological Society of London 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 The Geological Society of London.

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

Have you come across fiction, non-fiction, history, novel or any other book and you want to include it in your works-cited-list in The Geological Society of London? This is how.

Here’s an example book citation in The Geological Society of London 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:
The Geological Society of London 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 The Geological Society of London looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

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

How do you cite scientific papers in The Geological Society of London 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 The Geological Society of London, follow this example

Here’s a The Geological Society of London 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 The Geological Society of London:
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 The Geological Society of London style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in The Geological Society of London? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an The Geological Society of London 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 The Geological Society of London in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in The Geological Society of London

Here’s a The Geological Society of London citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. 2000. Title. YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video The Geological Society of London?
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 The Geological Society of London referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in The Geological Society of London

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 The Geological Society of London.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. .
Podcast referencing example in The Geological Society of London 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 The Geological Society of London referencing style?

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in The Geological Society of London

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


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