The American Sociological Association publishes the American Sociological Association Style Guide as its style manual for sociology.
The most recent edition, the sixth edition, was published in 2019. The ASA Style Guide can be found by requesting it at the Reference Desk on the first floor of the Library.
ASA Formatting Rules
Here are some general rules on how to format your paper:
Reference Page: General Rules
Here are some general rules on how to format your references page:
Please note: These are basic guidelines, for more detailed information, consult the ASA Style Guide.
Articles and books obtained from the Internet follow the same pattern as print sources, with the exception that the URL and date of access are included.
ASA Online Sources
Use this website to help you create citations.