Guide: How to cite a Newspaper in U.S. Geological Survey style

Guide: How to cite a Newspaper in U.S. Geological Survey style

Cite A Newspaper in U.S. Geological Survey style

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Use the following template to cite a newspaper 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.


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.


Author Surname, A., Year Published, Title: Publication Title, p. Pages Used.


Harbour Trust, 2015, Management Plan – Mosman No.7 Middle Head:.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


61 people over three shifts during weekdays with approximately 40 people on weekends. The total number of permanent jobs created is estimated to be 100 including both full-time and part-time staff (Harbour Trust, 2015)

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