GSA Today Referencing Guide
(updated Aug 2022)


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How to do citations in GSA Today style?

This is the Citationsy guide to GSA Today citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in GSA Today.

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How do you cite a book in the GSA Today referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in GSA Today

Here’s an example book citation in GSA Today using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000, Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.): City, Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
GSA Today citation:
Angelou, M., 1969, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: New York, Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in GSA Today looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the GSA Today citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in GSA Today format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in GSA Today in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a GSA Today journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title: Container, v. Volume, p. pages Used, doi:DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in GSA Today:
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J., 2007, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?: v. 18, p. 161-172, doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in GSA Today style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in GSA Today, follow this simple guide

Here’s an GSA Today example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title:, https://www.example.com (accessed August 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President:, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed August 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video GSA Today in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in GSA Today? Here’s how

Here’s a GSA Today citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000, Title: YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed August 2022).
So how to cite a video GSA Today?
Pixar, 2015, Pizza Clip — Inside Out: YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed August 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using GSA Today referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in GSA Today

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in GSA Today.
Lastname, F., 2000, Title:, http://www.example.com (accessed August 2022).
Podcast referencing example in GSA Today using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018, 640: Five Women:, https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed August 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using GSA Today referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in GSA Today

An example song citation in GSA Today.
Lastname, F., 2000, Song Title:, http://www.example.com (accessed August 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in GSA Today:
The Beatles, 1969, Here Comes the Sun:, https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed August 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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