U.S. Geological Survey Referencing Guide
This is the Citationsy guide to U.S. Geological Survey citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
How to do citations in U.S. Geological Survey style?
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 U.S. Geological Survey.
How do you cite a book in the U.S. Geological Survey referencing style?Here’s an example book citation in U.S. Geological Survey using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000, Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.): Publisher, City.
U.S. Geological Survey citation:
Rowling, J.K., 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
How to reference a journal article in the U.S. Geological Survey citation style?
Here’s a U.S. Geological Survey journal citation example using placeholders:
How do you cite scientific papers in U.S. Geological Survey format?
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title: Container, v. Volume, no. Issue, p. pages Used.
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J., 2007, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?: v. 18, no. 1, p. 161-172.
How to cite a website in a paper in U.S. Geological Survey style?Here’s an U.S. Geological Survey example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title, accessed April 21, 2021, at https://www.example.com.
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, accessed April 21, 2021, at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
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How to cite a YouTube video U.S. Geological SurveyHere’s a U.S. Geological Survey citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000, Title, accessed April 21, 2021, at YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
Pixar, 2015, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, accessed April 21, 2021, at YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
How to cite a podcast using U.S. Geological Survey referencing styleIt is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in U.S. Geological Survey.
Lastname, F., 2000, Title:.
This American Life, 2018, 640: Five Women:.
How to cite a piece of music or a song using U.S. Geological Survey referencing style?An example song citation in U.S. Geological Survey.
Lastname, F., 2000, Song Title:.
The Beatles, 1969, Here Comes the Sun:.
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