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Gender and Sexuality Studies: Why/How to Cite?

This guide supports teaching and research in Gender and Sexuality Studies.

When to Cite

*from UC San Diego's Social Sciences and Humanities Library


About APA Citation STYLE

Sample Bibliography: APA Style


Book Citation:

Sherman, Chris, and Gary Price. The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can’t See. Medford: Cyber Age Books, Information Today, 2001.

Journal article Citation:

Mercado, Eduardo, et al. "Sound Production by Singing Humpback Whales." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 127, no.4 (2010): 2678-2691.

Chapter of a Book:

Yuen, Wayne. “The Bloody Connection Between Vampires and Vegetarians.” In Zombies, Vampires and Philosophy: New Life for the Undead, edited by Richard Greene and K. Silem Mohammad, 129-142. Chicago: Open Court, 2010.


Young, Cheryl. “Amelia's Daughters: a Legacy of Women in Flight”  The George Lucas Educational Foundation, (accessed July 26, 2010) 

Journal Article retrieved from a database:

Lambert, Olivier, Giovanni Bianucci, Klaas Post, Christian de Muizon, Rodolfo Salas-Gismondi, Mario Urbina, and Jelle Reumer. 2010. "The Giant Bite of a New Raptorial Sperm Whale from the Miocene Epoch of Peru." Nature 466, no. 7302: 105-108. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed July 20, 2010).

Image Citation:

Gal, Penina. Vermont Skies 5.2010. Owned by the artist, Vermont. Accessed 3 Aug. 2010 <>