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The American Sociological Association (ASA) recommends specific formatting for both in-text citations and references at the end of a paper. ASA style is traditionally used when preparing papers for publication in Sociology journals, but your professor may require it for research papers and projects in Sociology courses as well. 

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides the following pages with instructions for applying ASA rules to...

You might also try the Quick Tips for ASA Style handout prepared by the American Sociological Association.

For any questions that are not answered by the Purdue OWL help pages or the Quick Tips handout, you can consult the print edition of the American Sociological Association Style Guide, located in the Healey Library Main Stacks (8th floor, call number: HM569 .A54 2010).