What are citations?
What do citations include?
Why do we cite sources?
What should you cite?
The current 5th edition of the American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide was published in 2014. Be sure to always use the most current edition.
ASA (American Sociological Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources in sociology.
In addition to the examples to the left, see these sections of the Style Guide for how to cite other sources in ASA style:
For a more detailed explanation of how to use ASA style, see the ASA Style Guide, 4th Edition.