For online examples and guidance on how to properly format citations in ASA style, see:
Borrow this guide at the Reference Desk. The print guide includes examples for more specific or unusual types of sources than the online guides above.
These books have chapters that may help you with the research and writing process in sociology:
ASA (American Sociological Association) style is typically used by scholars in sociology.
Check with your instructor to confirm what citation style he or she requires. If you need to use a different style, see our Research Guide on citing sources:
EndNote is a program that allows you to:
EndNote Web is the online, cloud-based version and has fewer features. To set up your online account, visit the EndNote Web website from any on-campus computer.
For help with EndNote features, see our User's Guide:
In EndNote, American Sociological Association style is abbreviated "Amer Sociological Assn."
In EndNote Web, when formatting your bibliography, find Amer Sociological Assn from the dropdown menu.
If using the desktop version of EndNote, you'll need to download ASA style, since it isn't originally included in the package: