Skip to Main Content

CSE Citation Style Guide

f. Maps

The example below refers to maps published as independent sheets.


List the cartographer is listed in place of an author, followed by [, cartographer]

List information on the map type after the title, e.g., [topographic map].

If it is relevant, include a brief physical description of the map: the number of sheets, size, color or black and white, and scale.

General Format
In-Text Citation:
(Cartographer date)


Reference List:
Author(s) AA, cartographer(s). Date. Title of map [map type]. Place of publication (State or Province): publisher. Physical description.
In-Text Citation:
(Doyon and Donovan 1992)
Reference List:
Doyon R, Donovan T, cartographers. 1992. AIDS in Massachusetts, 1985-1991 [demographic map]. Amherst (MA): University of Massachusetts, Department of Geology & Geography.