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Sociology Graduate Students

Overview of sociology resources for beginning graduate students


Using the work of another scholar without proper citation, whether that work is available in print or online, is plagiarism, a violation of the Emory Honor Code. See the Citing your Sources guide for more information.

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Citing Sources


Sociology Citation Guides


American Sociological Association Style Guide. 3rd ed. 2007. (Ref. HM569 .A54 2007)

Quick Style Guide for Students Writing Sociology Papers

Based on the American Sociological Association Style Guide to serve as a quick reference for students preparing papers.


  ASA Style Citations (Trinity University) Based on the ASA's 2007 edition.


Other Useful Citation Guides:


Citing Your Sources Research Guide

Documenting Electronic Resources

Writer's Center: Documenting Styles . Covers other popular citiation styles and has useful section on citing sources and avoiding plagiarism.




EndNote is a personal citation/bibliography manager program. It helps researchers organize their references in a database which can be used to format citations and create bibliographies automatically in a word processor.






A free personal citation/bibliography manager program that has many fans. Check out the Zotero page for more information and a list of upcoming workshops. it is also possible to export citations from Zotero to Endnote (and vice versa) to take advantage of the best features of each.

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