ASA Style Citation in ResearchCiting Sources in Research PapersAmerican Sociological Association This guide is intended as a general introduction to citing sources using the bibliographic style established by the American Sociological Association Style Guide, 2nd edition (ASA). For more complete details, see the most recent edition of the manual at REF KNIGHT HM73 A54 1997. Note that this manual also includes essential information on research and writing, and manuscriptpreparation (e.g., margins, use of the passive voice).General GuidelinesIn works with no bibliography, give full details at the first mention of a work cited; in a work with a bibliography, the note citations can be concise.Always consult your professor/department/publisher for specific requirements.Include as much of the requested information as is available. The most important thing about a footnote or bibliographic entry is that the reader can use it to find the item being cited.
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