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Citation Styles: ASA Style

ASA Style

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The American Sociological Association Style is often used to document sources for papers in Sociology. It is primarily based on The Chicago Manual of Style.


Always check with your instructor which citation style you are supposed to use when writing your paper.

ASA Style Guides Online

From the OWL at Purdue University: ASA Style (based on the 5th edition).

Reference Page Formatting & Examples

In-Text Citation Examples

ASA Style Books at KPU

ASA Style Guide, 5th edition: HM 586 A54 2014 at Cloverdale, Langley, Richmond, Surrey

ASA Style Guide, 4th editionHM 586 A54 2010 at Cloverdale, Langley, Richmond, Surrey