There are two options for citing sources in American Sociological Association (ASA) style. See below for more details on each option.
Cite by Hand
- Basic guidelines and examples for electronic references
- References, ASA Style (Purdue OWL)
- In-text Citations ASA Style (Purdue OWL)
- American Sociological Review. See bibliographies of current articles in this journal for examples of ASA style
Citation Management Tools
If you have 10 or more citations or a few citations you plan to use again, you may consider using a citation management tool such as RefWorks, so you can use & re-use them as needed (and have some extra options for organizing them and managing PDFs).
- RefWorksRefWorks allows users to create personal databases to manage, store, and share the information citations/references. Users can automatically insert references from their database into their papers and generate formatted bibliographies and manuscripts in seconds. Create an account using your USF email address.. See the RefWorks User Guide for tips.
Generate bibliographies and organize PDFs with this free, open source citation management tool.
Visit Zotero.org to download Zotero and set up an account. Loyola Marymount University has created some great video tutorials on how to get started with the standalone version of Zotero on PC and how to integrate Zotero with your word processor. For getting started with Mac, view this tutorial.