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A guide to research resources for sociology.

Citing Sources

The primary reasons for citing sources in a research paper are to give credit to the authors whose work you have drawn upon and to allow readers to track down your sources, should they wish to do so.

There are many style guides for formatting citations and creating bibliographies.  ASA is frequently used in sociology, but you may be called upon to use others.

See the library's citation tools page for further information.

American Sociological Association Style

Citation Tools

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