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Citation Guides: ASA

Tools for formatting your bibliography and your footnotes

What is ASA Style?

The American Sociological Association website states "the ASA Style Guide is the authoritative reference for writing, submitting, editing and copyediting manuscripts for ASA journals and other publications following ASA's unique format. ...  The 5th edition has been updated based on the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, on which much of the ASA style is based."

ASA Style

is a free, online site that gives a comprehensive description and examples of ASA citation style based on the fifth edition (2014) .

We have a print copy of the fifth edition (2014) of American Sociological Association Style Guide in the Reference collection on the main floor of the Library:    Reference   HM569. A44 2014