Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in U.S. Geological Survey style

Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in U.S. Geological Survey style

Cite A E-book or PDF in U.S. Geological Survey style

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Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the U.S. Geological Survey citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the U.S. Geological Survey style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, A., Year Published, Title: Publisher, City.

Example:

Digital, T., 2015, emma  | emma Out of Home Dining Report: Emma.com.au.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

It is young people, aged between 14 and 29, that are heaviest users of dining out and takeaway options, with 86% saying they eat out at least once a month. (Digital, 2015)

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