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SOC 190/WGS 190: Gender, Race, Inequality: Evidence? -- BROWNE -- Spring 2018

Citing Sources


Sociology Citation Guides

American Sociological Association Style Guide. 3rd ed. 2007. (Ref. HM569 .A54 2007) 2010 & 2014   editions on order.

Quick Style Guide for Students Writing Sociology Papers  (4th edition. 2010)

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


  Purdue OWL: Formating in Sociology(Purdue University) Based on the ASA's 5th edition (2014)



Other Useful Citation Guides:

Citing Your Sources Research Guide

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.

New! From GoogleScholar: Copy-and-paste formatted citations from search results.

Does APA, MLA and Chicago styles as of 11/2012. 

MLA Handbook

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition.

New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2009

Woodruff Library Reference, 2nd Floor (LB2369 .G53 2009)


Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a great resource for citing sources.

See their MLA Formatting and Style Guide and the section on MLA In-text Citations.


Chicago Style

Chicago Manual of Style Online


Chicago Manual of Style (2010)

Woodruff Library Reference, 2nd floor Z253 .U69 2010

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