Quick Tips for ASA Style
This style sheet has been provided to assist students studying sociology in properly citing and referencing their
papers and essays. The information in this document is taken from the American Sociological Association
Style Guide (4th ed., 2010). We highly encourage students who
plan to major in sociology or pursue their masters degree in sociology to purchase the complete Style Guide, which features sections on editorial styles, mechanics of style, guidelines for organizing and presentingcontent, and more detailed information on referencing your scholarly sources.
Information about the ASA Style Guide can be found at