Citing the International Seismological Centre

Data from the ISC should always be cited. This includes use by academic or commercial organisations, as well as individuals. A citation should show how the data were retrieved and may be in one of these suggested forms:

Data retrieved from the ISC web site:
International Seismological Centre, On-line Bulletin, http://www.isc.ac.uk, Internatl. Seis. Cent., Thatcham, United Kingdom, 2011.
Data transcribed from the IASPEI reference event bulletin:
International Seismological Centre, Reference Event Bulletin, http://www.isc.ac.uk, Internatl. Seis. Cent., Thatcham, United Kingdom, 2011.
Data transcribed from the EHB bulletin:
International Seismological Centre, EHB Bulletin, http://www.isc.ac.uk, Internatl. Seis. Cent., Thatcham, United Kingdom, 2011.
Data copied from ISC CD-ROMs:
International Seismological Centre, Bulletin Disks 1-9 [CD-ROM], Internatl. Seis. Cent., Thatcham, United Kingdom, 2011.
Data transcribed from the printed Bulletin:
International Seismological Centre, Bull. Internatl. Seis. Cent., 36(1), Thatcham, United Kingdom, 2011.

The ISC is named as a valid data centre for citations within American Geophysical Union (AGU) publications. As such, please follow the AGU guidelines when referencing ISC data in one of their journals. The ISC may be cited as both the institutional author of the Bulletin and the source from which the data were retrieved.

BibTex entry example:

@MANUAL{ISCcitation2010,
  AUTHOR = "{International Seismological Centre}",
  TITLE = "On-line Bulletin",
  ORGANIZATION = "Int. Seis. Cent.",
  NOTE = "http://www.isc.ac.uk",
  ADDRESS = "Thatcham, United Kingdom",
  YEAR = "2011"
}