ASA Style

ASA relies on an author-date system, and provides a pragmatic and simple way to reference publications in a variety of formats. It concentrates on formats important to sociology. IN ASA, parenthetical references within the text direct readers to the reference list.

The examples below come from the American Sociological Association Style Guide, 3rd. edition (2007).

ASA: Quick Style Guide

Web

Blog Post

Book Review (e-Journal)

Conference Paper

E-Book (Library Database)

Google Book

Google Map

Journal Article (Library Database)

Newspaper Article (Library Database)

Newspaper Article (Web Site)

Video

Web Site

Audiovisual

CD

DVD


Print

Book

Book Review

Chapter in Edited Book

Government Report

Journal Article

Live Event

Interview

Lecture