Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in NSF style

Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in NSF style

Cite A Dissertation in NSF style

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Use the following template to cite a dissertation using the NSF 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 NSF style.

Reference list

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


1. Author Surname, Author Initial. 'Title' (Year Published): 


1. BBC News,. 'Wytch Farm Oil Production Extended In Dorset - BBC News' (2015): Available at 

In-text citation

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




The council's planning committee approved a total of 39 applications, including extensions at Wareham and Kimmeridge oilfields which are also operated by Perenco UK Limited. [1]

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