The main reference for Sherpa 2.2.x is
Please cite this publication if you have used Sherpa 2.2.x for your studies.
Additionally, each run will produce a file called Sherpa_References.tex which
contains information about the modules used in this run and the corresponding
publications which should be referred. If in doubt, please seek the advice of
the Sherpa authors.
You can find a large collection of example setups for using SHERPA in various
different colliders/processes in the Examples/ directory of the tarball. They
are also described in the manual.