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

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

Cite A Website in U.S. Geological Survey style

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Use the following template to cite a website 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:.


Tilstone, C., and Rose, R., 2013, RoutledgeFalmer, New York.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Professionals in such situations serve as a recourse to disabled people as they strive to reach their own goals. They do not attempt to dominate, to take control, or to ‘manage’ disabled people but rather to act as ‘support-
ive enablers’ actively sharing their expertise and knowledge while learning from their disabled associates.” (Tilstone and Rose, 2013)

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