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Soil Sciences

Crop & Soil Sciences Research Guide

Citing Images in SSSA/ASA

Citing Online Images:

 

Image from an online source with a creator listed:

wsu_horticulure_class

Creator, First Mi. Date created. "Title of Image." From Site (Title). Retrieved Date (URL).

Huckle, Myron S. 1921. "Horticulture students studying tree roots." From Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State

    University Libraries. Retrieved 10 October 2020 (https://content.libraries.wsu.edu/digital/collection/p16866coll18/id/360).

 

Image from an online source with no creator listed:

prosser_presentation_day

"Title of Image." Date created. From Site (Title). Retrieved date (URL).

 “Presentation at Feeder's Day, Prosser, Washington.” 1959. From The Washington Rural Heritage Collection. Retrieved 10 October 2020

     (https://www.washingtonruralheritage.org/digital/collection/prosser/id/646/rec/4).

 

 

 

In-Text Citations

In Text Citations 

In-text citations are citations that occur within the body of your paper.  SSSA utilize the author-year notation system. Below are some examples.

 

Single author:

There has been at least 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history (Ramos, 2015).

Ramos (2015) found 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history.

 

Two authors:

There has been at least 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history (Ramos and Wilson, 2015).

Ramos and Wilson (2015) found 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history.

 

More than two authors 

There has been at least 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history (Ramos et al., 2015).

Ramos et al. (2015) found 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history.

 

More than two studies cited

There has been at least 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history (Ramos and Wilson, 2015; Martinez, 2019).

Ramos and Wilson (2015) and Martinez (2019) both found 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history.

 

If citing a specific page instead instead of an entire chapter or article

There has been at least 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history (Ramos, 2015, p. 42).

Ramos (2015, p. 42) found 532 volcanic eruptions in recorded history.

 

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