GSA Today Referencing Guide

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.

How to do citations in GSA Today style?
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How do you cite a book in the GSA Today referencing style?

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, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
GSA Today citation:
Rowling, J.K., 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: London, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in GSA Today looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the GSA Today citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in GSA Today format?

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?

Here’s an GSA Today example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000, Title:, https://www.example.com (accessed April 2021).
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 April 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video GSA Today

Here’s a GSA Today citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000, Title: YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed April 2021).
So how to cite a video GSA Today?
Pixar, 2015, Pizza Clip — Inside Out: YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed April 2021).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using GSA Today referencing style

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 April 2021).
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 April 2021).
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?

An example song citation in GSA Today.
Lastname, F., 2000, Song Title:, http://www.example.com (accessed April 2021).
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 April 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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