Citation Style Sheet

All information compiled by WomanStats may be freely used with no permission required, as long as proper acknowledgement through citation is made.

For specific data points, it is preferable for you to cite the original source as recorded in the bibliographic citation for that data point; however, we would ask that somewhere in your material you acknowledge use of The WomanStats Database. Furthermore, we ask that you use our database only for nonproprietary, non-profit purposes.

For more general citation to our Database and Codebook, please use the following formats:

Citing the Database:

WomanStats Project Database,, [DATE OF ACCESS]

Citing the Codebook:

WomanStats Project, "WomanStats Codebook,", [DATE OF ACCESS]